Bachelor of Laws, University Ghana, 1973. Master of Laws, University Ghana, 1976. Master of Laws in International Law, New York University, 1982.
Doctor of Juridical Science, New York University, 1985.
Lecturer law, University Ghana, Legon, 1976-1977;
lecturer law, University Jos (Nigeria), 1977-1981;
of counsel, Deguzman, Essien & Ragland, New York City, 1985-1989;
of counsel, Law Offices of Victor Essien, New York City, since 1990. Adjunct Professor law, international law library Fordham Law School, New York City. Consultant Frost & Sullivan, New York City, 1985-1987.
Legal assistant United States-Iran Claims Tribunal, The Hague, Netherlands, 1986. Consultant United Nation Centre for Transnat. Corps., since 1989.
Member of New York State Bar Association, American Asn. Law Libraries (West Public Company scholar1986), American Foreign Law Association, International Third World Legal Studies Association.
Married Ophelia Opoku-Pare, August 12, 1978. Children: Bernice, Victor Kwesi Junior.