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Milken Scholar 2012
Scholar Profile

Dennis Ojogho



Dennis Ojogho is an attorney and associate in Latham & Watkins' Boston office. He was born and raised in Los Angeles and he is a proud child of Nigerian immigrants. He is also a graduate of Harvard Law School and Harvard College. Dennis is passionate about using the law to advance social and economic justice. He maintains a blog on Medium and he is currently working on his first full-length novel, A Story for Every Name. He is also the author of the short story Frederick Douglass and the John Brown Scouts. In his spare time, Dennis enjoys playing basketball and practicing the guitar.

High school:  Los Angeles High School


College Year Degree
Harvard College
Cambridge, MA
2016 A.B. Government with a Spanish Language Citation
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
2021 J.D. Law

News and Highlights

Dennis Ojogho (MS '12)

Champion for Justice: Dennis Ojogho, MS ‘12, recently received the inaugural Gants Access to Justice Award in recognition of his exemplary work in housing law with the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau. Named after the late Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants, Harvard Law School ‘80, the award recognizes a student who is dedicated to and has a proven track record of working to eliminate systemic barriers to justice. Congratulations, Dennis! We are inspired by your leadership in helping to create a better world!

Dennis Ojogho (MS '12)

Exciting Times. In addition to being accepted early admission to Harvard Law School, Dennis Ojogho, MS ‘12, was recently featured on the Harvard University Institute of Politics page, where he reflects on his work over the summer with the NAACP and its efforts in advocating the removal of the Confederate Flag from the South Carolina state house.

Dennis Ojogho (MS '12)

Big Apple Advocacy: Dennis Ojogho, MS ‘12, has secured a summer internship with the Legal Aid Foundation of New York, where he will be part of their educational advocacy for children with disabilities. Congratulations!

Dennis Ojogho (MS '12)

Speaking of Volunteerism. Dennis Ojogho, MS ‘12, was recently profiled on the nationally syndicated Fox television show, Live Life and Win, for his volunteer work with Chrysalis. Chrysalis is an organization that works with homeless and low - income individuals to help them develop skills that lead could lead to self-sufficiency, Nice work indeed!