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About me

Some fun facts about me: I'm the oldest of eight children; I was homeschooled for most of my elementary school education; I am married to a South African who was born in Zimbabwe; I have three children.


To my mind, being an attorney makes me part of the "helping professions."  It is my only goal to bring peace and stability to my client's lives.


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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    8 years



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael Christian Urbina-Pabon

    I endorse this lawyer for his knowledge and passion for the practice. Excellent litigator with exceptional results. He is very passionate and cares greatly for the success of his clients.


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Contact info

Socheat Chea, P.C.

3500 Duluth Park Lane
Building 300
Duluth, GA, 30096


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200507/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Mentor of the Year 2012Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior AssociateSocheat Chea, PC2013 - Present
AssociateSocheat Chea, P.C.2008 - Present
Temporary AssociateThe Fogle Law Firm2007 - 2008
Staff AttorneyUnited Stated Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit2005 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Atlanta chapter)Member2008 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Appellate Practice SectionMember2008 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Detained Green Card Holder with Criminal RecordCancellation of removal granted.
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Publication nameTitleDate
AILA New Members Division E-NewsThe Intersection of Immigration, Criminal Law pt. 12013
The Boston University Public Interest Law JournalDefining Religion for Constitutional Purposes: A New Approach Based on the Writings of Emanuel Swedenborg2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2004
Bryn Athyn College of the New ChurchHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
YLD Criminal Committee CLEImmigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions2012
Fort Stewart JAG Training with AILAImmigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions2012
Atlanta Bar Association, March Madness: The Asylum ProjectFundamentals of Asylum2012
JAG Attorney Training and Pro Bono consultationsImmigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions2011
Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions SeminarImmigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions2011