Kinnan Ghali is a law school graduate with experience serving underserved communities in the American South. He is passionate about helping others uncover the truth and standing up for what is right through a combination of fairness and understanding. Kinnan’s life experiences shaped his career direction, giving him the ability to carefully analyze situations and create arguments based not only on evidence but also compassion.
Kinnan feels strongly about serving the indigent. He has spent hundreds of hours volunteering for organizations that assist the underserved. When he is not aiding others, Kinnan can be found enjoying the outdoors, including athletic pursuits like running and swimming. He is an avid reader and writes on legal aspects as well as stories of his personal life.
Kinnan was born in Chicago, Illinois. He is one of nine children born to immigrants from Syria. At an early age, his family moved to Shreveport, Louisiana. His family instilled in him a sense of fairness: a sense that he must strive for the truth in an equitable manner with those around him. This life lesson would influence him as he pursued his education.
Ghali attended Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, where he studied political science. He was added to the Dean’s List three years in a row and earned the Salim Khaldieh Memorial Scholarship for his command of the Arabic language. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wayne State University.
After graduating from Wayne State, Kinnan attended Mercer University School of Law in Macon, Georgia. He was named to the Dean’s List his 2nd and 3rd year before earning his Juris Doctorate degree from Mercer Law School.
While working through his legal studies, Kinnan had the opportunity to serve the indigent with the Rockdale County Public Defender’s Office in Conyers, Georgia. He was exposed to many aspects of the legal profession and worked directly with citizens as a legal representative and counsel.
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America