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Sharon Amobi





Sharon graduated from Arizona State University in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in Justice Studies and Social Inquiry; then went on to receive a Master's degree in Global Affairs and Governance from Rutgers University in 2007. In 2011, Sharon graduated with her J. D. From Rutgers University School of Law. Sharon has been admitted to practice in both New Jersey and New York.

After law school graduation, Sharon was a law clerk for the Honorable Joseph Paone in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Criminal Division. Sharon went on to be employed by the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender where she worked for six years as an Assistant Deputy Public Defender. As a public defender, Sharon advocated zealously on behalf of indigent clients facing criminal felony cases. She represented hundreds of clients during her tenure with the Public Defenders Office. In addition, Sharon has worked as an Adjunct Professor at Union County College, Rutgers University, and Montclair State University.

Sharon was born in Phoenix, Arizona. She is the proud daughter of two Nigerian immigrants and enjoys spending time with her family, friends and working out.