The Membership Committee reviews and decides upon applications for ICCBA membership.
INGO KLAUS WAMSER
Ingo Klaus Wamser is the principal of a German law firm specialized in criminal law since 2005. He is a founding member of the ICCBA and served as a voluntary board member of the Munich Bar from 2013 to 2015. In 2015 he was appointed as a disciplinary judge for counsel’s misconduct cases by the Bavarian Ministry of Justice. Ingo served as Chairman of the Membership Committee in 2018 and was appointed as Alternate Commissioner of the ICC in 2019. He is author of a commentary and a handbook for professional standards and disciplinary procedures for counsel.
Kurt Kerns graduated from Washburn University School of Law and began private practice in 1991. As the founding member of the Kerns Law Group, Kurt Kerns and his team maintain offices in Wichita and Dodge City, Kansas, as well as The Hague in the Netherlands. You can find him listed in Best Lawyers in America, and he’s been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers for ten years running. Kurt has also earned an AV Preeminent Rating, the highest and most sought-after designation under the Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system. Despite his successful career as a criminal defense attorney in the United States of America, Kurt continues to seek out further training and knowledge related to his field. He has completed additional and extensive legal training at the National Criminal Defense College, as well as Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College, where he is currently on staff. For several years, Kurt proudly served on the board of governors for the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and he currently holds a lifetime membership to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
STELLA OMIYI IDENYEMIH
Stella Omiyi is a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court oF Nigeria being called to the Nigerian Bar in 1971 after obtaining LLB and Masters Degrees University of London 1965-1970. Between 1971 and 2005 she worked at the Federal Ministry of Justice of Nigeria being appointed inter alia as Director of International and Comparative Law Department and Director of Public Prosecutions of the Federation She participated in the discussions and negotiation process which led up to the Rome Statue. In 2003 she was a Nigerian delegation at the UN meeting on the election of ICC judges. A member of the Nigerian Legal team appointed : by the Government to prosecute the case concerning THE LAND AND `MARITIME BOUNDARY DISPUTE:::: NIGERIA VS CAMEROON before the International Court of JUSTICE at The Hague She is also now an expert in international boundary disputes. Apart from law She also run an NGO focusing on women and children issues. She was elected Vice President of the International Criminal Bar in 2015.and a member of the Executive Council. She is admitted to the International Criminal Court List of Counsel in 2011. She is a founding member of the ICCBA and was elected member of the Membership Committee in 2016 to 2017. She got a letter of Commendation from the President and his Executive Council Members for a job well done.