Oluwatoyin Akinola (Toyin), received a B.S. degree in Business Administration with Concentration in Business Law from Mountain State University and a J.D. from Jacob D. Fuchsberg’s Touro Law Center in 2012. She was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar in 2012 and the New York State Bar in 2013.
In the Fall of her 2L and the Spring of her 3L, Ms. Akinola participated in the New York City Bar’s Monday Night Law community service program as a Volunteer Student-Attorney, where she counseled members of the public who could not afford attorneys, on a pro bono basis in the areas of bankruptcy, consumer law, family law, employment law, landlord-tenant, and small business matters. In her final year of law school, Ms. Akinola enrolled in Jacob D. Touro Law Center’s Mortgage Foreclosure & Bankruptcy Clinic as a Student-Attorney, where she filed Bankruptcy Petitions on behalf of Debtors at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York located in Central Islip, New York.
Since being admitted, Ms. Akinola practiced as an associate at private law firms representing financial lending institutions and individuals in real estate matters.