Utibe Ikpe’s litigation practice has included the representation of multinational corporations, insurance carriers, banks, and small businesses.

Ikpe attended law school at George Washington University where she was a member of the Mock Trial Board and a semi-finalist in the Cohen and Cohen Mock Trial Competition. She also worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Chief Judge Pratt at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in international affairs from Florida State University, graduating magna cum laude. She is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society.

Ikpe authored the New Hampshire and Iowa chapters of the ABA Juvenile Collateral Consequences Project, a fifty state database that documents the varying collateral consequences that are encountered by minors who enter the juvenile justice system. She also served as a researcher for the Alaska and Massachusetts chapters.



World Roundup: Africa, International Law Quarterly, Fall 2016

Arizona DREAM Act Coalition Files Suit Against Arizona Officials, ABA Minority Trial Lawyers Division News and Development, December 6, 2012

Think Before You Plead: Juvenile Collateral Consequences in the United States, ABA Criminal Justice Section


Associations & Activities

Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society

Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Miami Dade County

The National Bar Association

Akwa-Ibom State Association of Nigeria, USA Inc.


George Washington University, J.D.

Florida State University, B.A. in international affairs, magna cum laude


Florida Bar, 2011

Virginia Bar, 2009