Immanuel O. Adeola represents clients in a broad range of commercial and criminal litigation, at trial and in settlement negotiations. In this capacity, he draws on his experience as an Assistant Prosecutor with the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.
While at the Prosecutor’s Office, Immanuel prosecuted hundreds of misdemeanor and indictable offenses. He conducted a broad range of research and discovery activities, interviewed victims and witnesses, presented dozens of cases before a grand jury, and engaged in motion practice, plea negotiations and resolutions. His experience includes extensive courtroom appearances for arraignments, status conferences, pre-trial motions, plea conferences, bench trials and probation hearings.
Prior to his tenure as Assistant Prosecutor, Immanuel completed a clerkship in the Chancery Division of the New Jersey Superior Court under Judge Robert Lougy, who served previously as Acting Attorney General for the State of New Jersey.
Immanuel is a court-certified mediator.
FOR THE PROFESSION
Immanuel is an active member of the Essex County Bar Association and of the Nigerian Lawyers Association.
While in law school, Immanuel served as a senior editor of the Business Law Review and as co-chair of the Moot Court Board. Immanuel was also an Eric R. Neisser Pro Bono Scholar. He and his mock trial team won numerous awards at regional and national trial competitions sponsored by the American Bar Association.
FOR THE COMMUNITY
In 2012, Immanuel served as an intern with the City of Newark and worked on several initiatives with the Newark Workforce Investment Board to connect Newark’s youth with opportunities in the labor market. While in law school, Immanuel worked with the Rutgers Community Lawyering Clinic and assisted many Newark residents in starting and maintaining nonprofit corporations.