About Yemane Clarke, Esq.
At our law firm, we have a team of experienced attorneys who are committed to providing you with the highest quality legal services. Let us introduce you to one of our lead attorneys, Yemane Clarke.
Mr. Clarke began his legal career in Houston, Texas, where he managed a successful private law practice for over ten years. During this time, he gained expertise in all aspects of administration, accountability for profit and loss, controlling costs, and achieving revenue objectives. He has also provided legal counsel to various small businesses and individuals in a range of legal areas, including real estate, business, family, criminal defense, immigration, and personal injury. As sole counsel, he has handled over 1000 cases from start to finish, either by trial or settlement.
Elevating his legal acumen, Mr. Clarke graduated from the Texas Criminal Defense Trial College, receiving comprehensive training in the art of litigation, from inception to culmination. In 2008, he embarked on a new chapter by relocating to Georgia, where he collaborated with a distinguished litigation firm, participating in a plethora of cases, including domestic relations, personal injury, wrongful death, criminal defense, and immigration matters.
Beyond his illustrious legal career, Mr. Clarke is an embodiment of entrepreneurial spirit, having been the proprietor of the Clarke Mortgage Company, and serving as a Fee Attorney for AmeriTrust Title Company.
Attorney Yemane Clarke embarked on his academic journey at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia, from 1996 to 1997, followed by Georgia State University from 1998 to 1999, where he earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration. His quest for legal excellence culminated in the attainment of a Juris Doctorate Degree with Honors from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in 2003, the same year he successfully passed the Texas Bar Examination.
Mr. Clarke practices in DeKalb, Fulton, Rockdale, Clayton, Gwinnett, and surrounding counties. He is of Jamaican descent and was raised in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and graduated from Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, NY. At our law firm, we are proud to have Mr. Clarke on our team and believe his wealth of experience and knowledge make him an exceptional attorney. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with Mr. Clarke and experience the difference of personalized legal services.
TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY, THURGOOD MARSHALL SCHOOL OF LAW,
Juris Doctorate, Graduated cum laude, 2003
GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY, J. MACK ROBINSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS,
Bachelor of Business Administration with a Concentration in Marketing, 1999
TRAINING & MEMBERSHIP
o A graduate of Texas Criminal Defense Trial College, 2006
o Certified Mediator (Texas ), having met the requirements of Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. Sec. 154.052
o Legal Externship, Child Support Office Attorney General, 2002
o Former Licensed Texas Mortgage Broker at Clarke Mortgage Company
o Hyper-Abstract Company-Assisted with gathering a condensed history of Real Estate Property an abstract of title (Grants, Conveyances, and encumbrances).
o Kaseam Artist Management Co.(William Ashbourne, J.D.), 1997-2000-Assisted in drafting contracts of music business contracts, negotiations of all entertainment contracts, Copyright and Trademark Registration, and formation of entertainment companies, music publishing companies, record companies, and management companies
o Former Fee Attorney & Escrow Officer for AmeriTrust Title Company (Yemane Clarke-Franchise Owner)- Closed residential real estate transactions consisting of but not limited to preparing HUD statements, reviewing title commitments, preparing closing documents, reviewing surveys, and closing the residential home purchase transactions with the buyers and sellers. Provided title insurance to our customers.
o American Immigration Lawyer Association (Past Member)
o Gate City Bar Association
o Gate City Lodge No. 42, Past Master
BAR ADMISSION & ACTIVITIES
o Member, State Bar of Georgia, 2009
o Member, State Bar of Texas, 2003
o Licensed to Practice Law in the United States Tax Court
o Licensed to Practice Law in the United States Federal Court For the Northern District of Georgia
o Licensed to Practice Law in the United States Federal Court For the Southern District of Texas
o Licensed to Practice Law before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
o Licensed to Practice Law before the Supreme Court of Georgia
o Licensed to Practice Law before the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia
o Notary Public, State of Georgia
Clarke Law Office, LLC, 2011-present (Stone Mountain, GA)
Edwards Law Firm, P.C (Immigration Litigation)., Of Counsel, 2012 (Clarkston, GA)
Edmondson & Associates(Personal Injury, Family, Civil, and Criminal Litigation) Senior Associate, 2009-2010 (Stone Mountain, GA )
AmeriTrust Title Company, Fee Attorney, 2005-2006 (Houston, TX)
Clarke Law Firm, Solo Practitioner, 2003-2009 (Houston, TX )
Child Support Office Attorney General, Legal Externship, 2002 (Houston, TX)