Eli Aragorn Echols earned a Bachelor's degree in history from Bryn Athyn College of the New Church in 2000. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Boston University School of law, cum laude, in 2004.
Following law school, Eli clerked for the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court and then worked as a staff attorney in the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Atlanta.
Eli handles cases in all areas of immigration law with a focus on removal/deportation defense. He is admitted to practice before all of the courts of Georgia as well as the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. He is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia and of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). He has served as the chair of the Executive Office for Immigration Review Liaison Committee for the Georgia-Alabama Chapter of AILA. He has spoken at conferences regarding asylum and the immigration consequences of criminal convictions.