David Jallah
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David A. B. Jallah, born on March 25, 1951 in Owensgrove, Grand Bassa County, Republic of Liberia, is Dean and Full Professor of Law, Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law, University of Liberia, Monrovia, Liberia. He joined the Law Faculty in 1984 and became Dean in 2000. Prior to becoming Dean, he served as Assistant Professor and Associate Professor. Dean Jallah is a 1975 graduate of the William V. S. Tubman Teacher’s College, University of Liberia (BSc) and a 1978 graduate of the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law (L.LB), also at the University of Liberia. He holds a Master of Laws Degree (L.LM) from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America (1984). He is also a graduate of the Liberia Foreign Service Institute (1975); a graduate of the International Law Development Institute (Now International Law Development Organization (1986), Rome, Italy. He was Deputy Commissioner of Immigration & Naturalization, Ministry of Justice, Republic of Liberia (1979-1980). He has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1981, first with the Cooper & Togbah Law Firm and then with The David A. B. Jallah Law Firm which he established in 1988 where he still serves as a Senior Consultant. He once served as Chairman of the City Council of Monrovia for several years after 2006. He is Past President of the Liberia Chamber of Commerce and Past President of the Liberian National Bar Association. He is admitted to practice law in all courts in Liberia and is also a member of the New York Bar, United States of America. He is a member of Lions Club International with his home Club being Greater Monrovia Lions Club located in District 403 A-2.