Dr Ralph Bello-Fadile is a lawyer, consultant and research fellow of the American Heritage University School of Law, California. He obtained a Doctor of philosophy from Ahmadu Bello university, Zaria, Kaduna state, Nigeria where he majored in International Law- Thesis on conflict management by International Institutions. He also has a Master of Laws from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna state, Nigeria where he majored in Comparative Criminal laws. He also has a graduate diploma [now Master of Laws in Military Law from the US ARMY JAG’S LEGAL CENTER and SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA, USA where he majored in USA Military Criminal Justice System. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1978 prior to which he obtained a Bachelor of Laws at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.

 

Dr Bello-Fadile’s Work Experience

 

  • He worked with the Nigerian Army, Nigeria between 1971 and 1999 and rose to the rank of Colonel before retirement. Served both in Command, Staff, Instructor and Directing Staff. He also served as Staff Officer Operation at the United Nation Interim Forces in Lebanon {UNFIL} - Naqura. Last position he held was The Director, Nigerian Army Legal Services, Headquarters Nigerian Army- (Chief Law Officer for the Nigerian Army, equivalent of Judge Advocate General of US Army)
  • After his retirement, he practiced law under the chambers name of Justice and Peace Consultants, in Abuja, Nigeria. He also got appointment as Lecturer at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi but could not take it due to circumstances beyond his control. Thereafter, he relocated to the USA for settlement in 2015.
  • Comparative legal system and audited courses at the America Heritage University School of Law, Ontario, California. 2015/2016 Semester. (1. 100-Introduction to Law; 2. 104-Legal Research & Writing; 3. 224- Criminal Procedure)
  • Executive Course at Harvard Kennedy School-Mastering Negotiation: Building Agreements Across Boundaries, April 2016.
  • Completed online teaching course on the following platforms: WISTIA, ELECTA and POPULI at The America Heritage University School of Law, Ontario, California. October 2018.