Otiende Amollo biography, age, profile, qualification, family, memberships

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Otiende Amollo (born 1 February 1971 in Maseno) is a Kenyan advocate. He has held several notable positions. He held the position of Ombudsman at Commission on Administrative Justice for two years (2014-2016).


Otiende Amollo biography
Hon. Otiende Amollo profile.
NamePaul Otiende Amollo
Date of birth1 February 1971 (age 50 years)
Maseno, Kisumu County
WifeLilian Amollo
ChildrenRodney, Miriam, Paula, Jewel, Jean, John
Alma materUniversity of Nairobi


He was born Paul Otiende Amollo on 1 February 1971 in Kisumu County at Maseno. He started the foundation of his academic pursuit at Maseno Mixed Primary School.

After completing his primary academic pursuit, he furthered at the Maranda Boys’ High School in 1986. Being a brilliant student in the institution, he made a great result in the school.

Upon graduating from the institution, he enrolled to study Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at the University of Nairobi. After obtaining his first degree in 1995, Paul studied for a Diploma in Law the following year.

In 1998, he obtained a Certificate in International Human Rights Law at the University of LUND, Sweden.

He ran a Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M) at the University of Nairobi (D.A.A.D. German Academic Exchange Program) Scholarship in 2004.

In 2014, he received an Honorary Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) Degree from Maseno University.


He has grown to be among the respected advocate of the High Court the country (Kenya) has produced.

For two years, he served as the Ombudsman at the Commission on Administrative Justice (2014-2016).

For a year, starting in 2009, he became a member of the Committee of Experts on Constitution. He left the membership in 2010.

In 1969 he became a partner of Rachier and Amollo Advocates. After partnering for four decades (40 years), he left in 2009.

He serves under the position of Member of National Assembly, Rarieda Constituency.

Mr. Paul has also worked for the Government of Kenya serving as the Chairperson of the Commission on Administrative Justice since 2011.

He served as the Chairperson of the International Commission of Jurists, Kenyan Section.

He also served as the Chairperson of the Action Aid International – Kenya.

Occupying the position of Secretary-General of the East Africa Law Society was another notable position he held.

He also served as a Council Member of the Law Society of Kenya. His research works have also earned him several reputations.

Mr. Paul researched and presented on;

  • Constitutional Law, theory, and practice
  • African Human Rights System
  • question of HIV/AIDS and the Law.

Adding to his recognition, he holds the honor of Elder of the Burning Spear of the Republic of Kenya. His handworks and notable achievements have earned him several recognitions.


  • Law Society of Kenya (LSK)
  • International Commission of Jurists (Kenya Chapter)
  • Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • East African Law Society. (EALS)
  • The Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network on HIV/AIDS (KELIN)
  • A Founding Member of the Law Forum.
  • A Founding Member of the Steering Committee of the All African Human Rights Pressure Group.


The respected Advocate Otiende Amollo is married to Lilian Amollo. The love the couple share produced six children. He is the father of Rodney, Miriam, Paula. Did you know that his wife gave birth to triplets? – Jewel, Jean, and John.

Contact Details

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Phone: +254-020 271 6012/15

Email: office@otiendeamollo.com

Web: otiendeamollo.com