Chester Uzoma joined Hughes Watters and Askanase, L.L.P. in 2019. Chester concentrates his practice in the areas of business litigation, commercial finance, transactions and real estate law, and business planning and strategy.
Prior to attending law school and joining HWA, Chester worked primarily in the oil and gas industry in supply chain management. He began his experience working as a Senior Logistics Analyst for Ryder Integrated Logistics an American provider of transportation and supply chain products. He later went on to work as a Buyer-Planner for Cameron International Corporation, a subsidiary of Schlumberger and global provider of wellhead and surface equipment as well as flow control products, systems, and services.
Chester began working in the legal field in 2017 as a law clerk for a Houston-based civil litigation law firm where he primarily focused on personal injury and premises liability. He assisted with drafting motions for summary judgment, drafting and responding to discovery requests, and conducting legal research pertaining to issues for various cases.
He also managed clients’ files, and insurance claims on an ongoing basis, and was involved in alternative dispute resolution matters.
Since joining HWA, he has represented clients in multimillion-dollar commercial real estate transactions and other business-related dealings. He has also been involved in litigation, from pretrial counsel to preparation for trial.
Juris Doctorate – South Texas College of Law Houston 2019
Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Supply Chain Management – University of Houston 2011
- Texas, 2019
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
- State Bar of Texas 2019 – Present
- Houston Bar Association 2019 – Present
- Houston Young Lawyers Association 2020 – Present
Chester participates in the College-to-Career Initiative, a youth mentorship program organized to provide training resources needed for success. The program primarily focuses on resume preparation, personal branding, managing relationships, and dressing for success.
HOBBIES & SPECIAL INTERESTS
When he is not working, Chester enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, working out and is an avid Houston sports enthusiast.