Ummi Lawan joined DeHay & Elliston, L.L.P. in September 2017 as an associate in the Dallas office. Her practice focuses on toxic tort and corporate defense.
Ms. Lawan received her Bachelor of Laws from Bayero University in 2014. She then attended The Nigerian Law School where she graduated as a Barrister at Law. She then received her Master of Laws from Southern Methodist University School of Law.
Before joining Dehay & Elliston, Ms. Lawan was a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Judge Craig Smith of the 192nd Judicial District Court.
Nigerian Bar, 2015
LL.M., Southern Methodist University School of Law, 2016
B.L., Nigerian Law School, 2015
LL.B., Bayero University Kano, 2014
State Bar of Texas
American Bar Association
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
J.L. Turner Legal Association
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