Evangeline Nketia is a member of Bodman’s High Net Worth Practice Group. She represents individual clients in connection with estate planning and related tax matters and the administration of complex trusts and estates.
Before becoming an associate attorney, Ms. Nketia worked with Bodman as a summer associate, gaining exposure to a broad range of legal issues and clients in both established and emerging industries. While a Bodman summer associate she was selected for a secondment assignment with the legal department of global pharmaceutical manufacturer Eli Lilly and Company where she was exposed to a variety of corporate and securities law matters.
She also worked as a law clerk with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office where she conducted legal research and reviewed case and statutory law in connection with inquiries into various state and federal issues.
While in law school, Ms. Nketia was Executive Editor of the Toledo Law Review and Vice President of the Black Law Students Association. She earned numerous academic honors including six terms on the Dean’s List, multiple teaching assistantships, achieving the highest ranking in Criminal Law, and receiving the Legal Education Opportunity Grant.
As an undergraduate, she was named to the President’s List for academic achievement while studying for her degree in Criminology and Justice.
She is active in the community and has served as a volunteer coordinator for the Peel Children’s Aid Society and as a helpline volunteer for the Victim’s Services Appeal.
- University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
- University of Ontario Institute of Technology, B.A., with honors
- State Bar of Michigan