Attorney Kazuma Sonoda, Jr. has devoted his legal career to the defense of those accused or charged with criminal offenses. His practice has taken him to federal and state courts throughout Georgia. Mr. Sonoda is known for his zealous advocacy on behalf of every client. Mr. Sonoda has successfully defended individuals charged with a wide variety of offenses from minor traffic violations and drug charges to sex crimes and violent felonies. He is also uniquely qualified to advise clients about the immigration consequences of being charged with criminal offenses.
Named one of Georgia's Top Young Lawyers, he also has achieved SuperLawyers Rising Star status. Mr. Sonoda has appeared in Atlanta Magazine, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and was named one of Georgia's Legal Elite by Georgia Trend Magazine.
Mr. Sonoda is a sustaining member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and a graduate of the National Criminal Defense College in Macon, GA. He is also an active member and on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association.
Mr. Sonoda received his Juris Doctor degree in 2000 from the Emory University School of Law. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Policy and Spanish from Duke University where he was a member of the Chi Psi Fraternity.