Johanna Leonidas, J.D.


 

Johanna Leonidas, J.D.Ms. Leonidas is the Managing Attorney at J. Leonidas Law and is licensed to practice law throughout the State of Georgia and before immigration courts and agencies across the United States. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from The George Washington University, a Degree in Comparative Law, and a Juris Doctor from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University. Prior to launching her firm, Ms. Leonidas served as an intern for the 19th JDC District Attorney’s Office. She also represented clients before the Oakdale Immigration Court and the East Baton Rouge Juvenile Court as a part of the LSU Law Juvenile Defense Clinic and Immigration Clinic. After law school, Ms. Leonidas worked on asylum and removal cases as a law clerk.  Her interest in the law began with her parents whose journey to the US from Haiti and tireless efforts to provide for their nine children ignited a passion for people and public service. In keeping with her interest in international relations and global affairs, Ms. Leonidas interned and volunteered at a number of organizations including the International Rescue Committee and the Haitian Embassy in Washington, D.C. She also studied abroad in Senegal and volunteered in Belize. Her desire is to bring families together across waters, state boundaries, and legal barriers. She strives to be voice for people of all walks of life, partnering with them on their journey to seeking answers to their legal. She is fluent in conversational French and Haitian Creole and can be reached by telephone at (678) 916-3806 and email via johanna@jleonidaslaw.com.