Leading Atlanta Attorney Diedra Sorohan Wins NAWRB's Disney Award

Managing partner at O'Kelley & Sorohan law firm cited as a visionary by National Association of Women in Real Estate Businesses

Aug 10, 2015, 12:59 ET from O’Kelley & Sorohan

DULUTH, Ga., Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Kelley & Sorohan, LLC, a full-service law firm specializing in residential real estate closings, announces that Managing Partner Diedra Sorohan recently received the Disney Award from the National Association of Women in Real Estate Businesses (NAWRB). The Disney is awarded to a woman who is a visionary, according to the NAWRB. "She sees past existing limitations and strives to build a new tomorrow," the association said.

The NAWRB's awards recognize outstanding women in the housing economy who are leaders in their field and passionately involved in their communities. The award winners were selected for their professional and personal achievements, as well as their ability to inspire and advocate for other women.

Sorohan was cited for her accomplishments in real estate law and for founding and building a highly successful law firm. Along with Joe O'Kelley, she founded the firm of O'Kelley & Sorohan in 2001 with a focus on real estate closings. The firm has grown from two attorneys and revenues of $2.1 million in 2001 to 36 attorneys, 17 offices and $19.6 million in revenues in 2014. O'Kelley & Sorohan is one of the largest residential real estate law firms in Atlanta and was recently named one of the Fastest Growing Law Firms in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle's Book of Lists. It was also named by the Atlanta Journal Constitution as one of the best places to work in Atlanta.

"Diedra has been instrumental in the success of our law firm," said Joe O'Kelley, co-founder of O'Kelley & Sorohan. "Her outstanding leadership, management and business development skills have played a critical role as we've grown the law firm over the last 14 years. This award is well-deserved. Diedra is a true visionary."

Sorohan is a member of the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Georgia Real Estate Section where she served on the Board of Directors for six years. She earned a bachelor's degree and a master's degree from University of Tennessee, and received her JD degree from John Marshall University.

Sorohan will be presented with the Disney award at the NAWRB's national awards program during its annual conference on August 18, 2015 at the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, California.

About O'Kelley & Sorohan

O'Kelley & Sorohan, Attorneys at Law, LLC is a full-service law firm founded in 2001 specializing in residential real estate closings including: home loan closings, refinance closings, corporate relocation closing services, real estate contract review and title insurance matters. The firm's practice areas also include civil litigation, commercial, corporate services, default services, family law, transactional services, wills, trusts and estates, and international law. Based in Duluth, Georgia, the firm has offices throughout Georgia. For more information, please visit O'Kelley & Sorohan or call (770) 497-1880.

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