A life-long leader, Attorney Imhotep Alkebu-lan, first demonstrated his leadership ability as one of two drum majors in his John Muir High School Band in Pasadena, California. Next, his unparalleled leadership skills were recognized and led him to be elected the Male Student Body President at the University of California at Riverside where he graduated in 1977 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Black Studies and Political Science. Then, after obtaining a 1980 Juris Doctorate Degree from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas and successfully passing the bar, Attorney Alkebu-lan was elected the Male Co-Chair of the National Conference of Black Lawyers.
Professionally, Attorney Alkebu-lan is a criminal trial attorney with over 33 years of trial experience. Attorney Alkebu-lan has handled all aspects of a criminal law practice in both state and federal courts: investigations, recanted confessions, trials, motion practice, appeals, post-conviction relief actions, clemency and pardon petitions among others. Besides being licensed to practice before the 5th and 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, he is also licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.
Attorney Alkebu-lan community involvement include being a life member of N’COBRA, the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America. Also, he loves to volunteer his time to speaking with young high school students and inspire them to achieve their career goals. He is licensed to practice law in Georgia, Mississippi, Texas (inactive) and New York.