Born and raised in Bellevue, John Socha is a Washington native and the firm’s Legal Operations Director. He is both a valuable member of the litigation team and the primary point of contact for the firm’s clients.

Emphasizing law and administration, Mr. Socha graduated with a Bachelor’s in Law, Economics, and Public Policy from the University of Washington, class of 2018. He graduated from the University of Washington’s Paralegal Certification Program in 2020. Mr. Socha is currently enrolled at the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business pursuing his MBA, class of 2025.

Prior to joining the private sector, he worked with the U.S. State Department, the Washington State Senate, and several domestic and international nonprofits. He also has extensive experience in program development, executive administration, & forensic investigations.


  • Legal Operations Director, The Hemmat Law Group, Seattle, WA
  • Lecturer, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Business Development Manager, More Than Words, Boston, MA
  • Legislative Session Staffer, Washington State Senate, Olympia, WA
  • Foreign Service Staffer, U.S. Department of State, Rome, IT
  • Executive Impacts Analyst, Family Action, London, UK


  • M.B.A, University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business, 2025
  • University of Washington Paralegal Certification, 2020
  • B.A., University of Washington, Law, Economics, and Public Policy, 2018