Jeff “Caesar” Chukwuma is the founder of Chukwuma Law Group, P.A. His practice focuses primarily Criminal Defense and Personal Injury. Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Chukwuma served as an Assistant State Attorney for Florida’s 17th Judicial Circuit. During his tenure as a prosecutor, he investigated and litigated a wide range of felony criminal cases, including but not limited to drug trafficking, robbery, armed home invasion, and murder. He has tried over 50 criminal cases to verdict.
Mr. Chukwuma’s interest in legal practice began at a very young age; he watched his mother, Laura Chukwuma, rise through the ranks of the State Attorney’s Office to creating her own law firm in Broward County. Over the years of her successful career in private practice, Mr. Chukwuma’s mother instilled in him a passion for client advocacy, hardwork, and integrity, which he still carries to this day.
In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Chukwuma has also cultivated an extensive online following on social media, having accumulated over 700,000 organic followers across Instagram and Twitter. As a social media entrepreneur and influencer, Mr. Chukwuma uses his platform to educate his followers on legal issues that are relevant to their day-to-day lives.
In conjunction with his practice, Mr. Chukwuma intends to use his platform to continue educating his followers on their legal rights, creating awareness of their legal options, and empowering those who may feel alienated or intimidated by the legal world.
Mr. Chukwuma received a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Florida Atlantic University and a Juris Doctorate degree from Nova Southeastern University Law School. He is eligible to practice law in the state of Florida and the United States District Court Southern District of Florida.
- American Bar Association
- Broward Bar Association
- The National Black Lawyers