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MASTER GEORGE N. WUKOVICH, ESQ.

George N. Wukovich is an attorney presently licensed to practice before all Federal and State courts and agencies exercising jurisdiction within the State of Ohio .  Master Wukovich is also presently active in several professional legal organizations and has been in private practice, since 1985, where he successfully represents the interests of individuals, families and small businesses in the broad and complicated areas of: Civil and Criminal Litigation; Administrative Law; Commercial and Residential Real Estate; Business Planning; and, Estate Planning and Probate. 

             In addition to his professional practice, Master Wukovich currently serves as a corporate Director and President of the United States Taekwondo Won (USTW), an Ohio Not for Profit corporation and 501(c)(3) Public Charity (go to www.ustw.org).  He has merged his skills as an Attorney at Law, and as a martial arts Master Instructor, by: developing a “blended” program of traditional martial arts training systems (Taekwondo, Judo & Hapkido) known as the United Martial Arts Black Belt Association (UMBA); and, establishing a “traditional” program of martial arts teaching and marketing systems, known as the Korean Martial Arts Society (KMAS), in which several USTW certified UMBA/KMAS affiliated schools now operate (go to www.umba-kmas.com). In 2002, Master Wukovich was nationally test-graded and certified as a Sixth Degree (6th Dan) Black Belt and designed a USTW Instructor’s Certification Seminar that was approved for use by the USTW, after which he was appointed to serve as USTW National Legal Counsel. In 2003, he was appointed to serve as the Program Director for the first USTW National Instructor’s Certification Seminar. In 2004, he was presented with a Certificate of Recognition for his outstanding dedication and service to the USTW by the Honorable Bob Wise, Governor of the State of West Virginia , after which Master Wukovich was also appointed to serve as the USTW National Event Coordinator. In 2005, Master Wukovich was appointed to serve as the Chairperson of the USTW Instructor Certification Committee. In 2006, he was appointed to serve as the Program Director for the fourth USTW National Instructor’s Certification Seminar and was presented with a Certificate of Recognition for his outstanding dedication and service by USTW President Sok Ho Kang. On November 18, 2006 , Master Wukovich was test-graded and certified as a Seventh Degree (7th Dan) Black Belt and Master Instructor, after which he was elected to serve the USTW as a corporate Director and Vice President. On November 2, 2007, Master Wukovich was elected to serve the USTW as a corporate Director and President.

            In 1985, Master Wukovich graduated from the Case Western Reserve School of Law. During his Law School years, Master Wukovich’s work experience included: Legal Intern for small law firms in general civil and criminal trial practice; Rental Agent and Custodian for local real estate investment firms and boards of education; and, Instrument Locator and Corporate Researcher for a national title insurance company. In 1982, Master Wukovich graduated, cum laude, from Miami University of Ohio. During his undergraduate years, Master Wukovich’s work experience included: Resident Assistant and Student Assistant for the Office of Residence Life of Miami University; Intake Officer Internship with the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court; Machinist with the International Machinists and Aeronautical Workers Union (IMAWU); and, Laborer for a bricklayer and cement finisher. In 1977, Master Wukovich graduated from North Olmsted Senior High School : as the Top Scholar; as the Salutatorian; as the Year Book Editor; and, after having been voted “Most Likely To Succeed” by his Senior Class. He is also currently a member of: Phi Beta Kappa; Psi Chi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma; the International Thespian Society; and, the National Eagle Scout Association.  

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