socheat chea

Socheat Chea is a graduate of Emory University and was awarded a Juris Doctor at Boston College Law School in 1991. At the helm of our Law Offices, Mr. Chea is nationally recognized for his expertise and leadership. His colleagues hold him in high esteem and his accolades include:

  • Selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • Selected by Atlanta Magazine as one of The Fifty Five Most Influential Foreign Born Atlantans
  • Super Lawyer in Atlanta Magazine (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011)
  • Rising Star Super Lawyer in Atlanta Magazine (2005-2006)
  • Chair of the Immigration Law Section, State Bar of Georgia, 2005 - 2006
  • Chair of the Atlanta Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (2001 and 2002)
  • Service to AILA national committees on issues of enforcement, civil liberties and due process
  • Faculty member for ICLE and AILA seminars on immigration law nation-wide
  • Featured in national newspapers including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune and The Atlanta Constitution

Guest appearances on CNN/Time, Investigative Reports on A&E and various local television newscasts including Fox-5 and CBS-WGNX

Several publications in professional journals, such as the Georgia Bar Journal