Bami grew up in the southwestern part of Nigeria and speaks fluent Yoruba language. He obtained his bachelor’s degree (LLB) at the Olabisi Onabanjo University (formerly known as Ogun State University. In the United States, he obtained two law degrees from Washington University School of Law in St.
Louis, Missouri: Juris Doctor and LLM (with emphasis on international law). As an immigrant himself, Bami was vitally interested in immigration law which further deepened while attending law school. His knowledge of this area of law has greatly expanded in his subsequent legal practice.
As a defense attorney, he worked at the New Jersey State Public Defender’s Office representing indigent clients charged with serious felonies.
He also served as a prosecutor at the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office in Illinois. Bami’s passion for criminal defense came from the combination of these experiences.
He has seen both sides for criminal practice: the prosecution side and the defense side.