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Chris Keegan

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Immigration
  • DUI/DWI
  • Traffic Violations

Biography

Christopher "Chris" Keegan is an experienced former prosecutor and trial attorney in Atlanta and Northwest Georgia who has spent thousands of hours inside a courtroom as a former organized crime and violent crime prosecutor. As an assistant district attorney Chris prosecuted every crime from simple traffic infractions to murder and sex trafficking in addition to civil matters such as asset forfeitures, expungements, and record restrictions. In addition, Chris worked with Immigration officials to obtain U-Visas and assist with deportations of violent criminals. After years at the Coweta County Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office Chis joined Sarah Cornejo Law, LLC as the head of its Criminal Defense and Immigration departments.

Today, Chris ensures that every individual receives fair and aggressive representation in their legal needs, whether they are being investigated or charged with a crime or petitioning to get legal status for their loved one. As a former prosecutor, Chris trained hundreds of officers on criminal procedure and conduct. This experience provides Chris a unique and deep understanding of police procedure and tactics that the average attorney does not have. In addition, Chris worked closely with victims of crimes and family members as they went through the immigration process utilizing a U-Visa. These valuable experiences ensure that Chris can provide all of his client an aggressive representation that lives up to our firm's motto: We Don't Settle, We Get Justice.

Let Chris help you with your legal matter. Call today for a free consultation.

 

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Kennesaw State University
    • B.A., B.S
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admission

  • Georgia, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia

Honors

  • Outstanding Prosecutorial Student - Class of 2016
  • Eagle Scout, 2006

Past Positions

  • Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office, Senior Assistant District Attorney, 2016 to 2021
  • Cobb Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office, Trial Intern, 2015 to 2016

Languages

  • Spanish

Professional Associations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member, 2022

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney