Ronald Sokol is an American citizen practicing in France since 1973. He is a member of the bar in both France and the United States and is actively involved in the prevention and resolution of problems requiring expertise and understanding of both French and American legal systems.
He is a graduate of the University of Virginia Law School from which he holds both JD and LLM degrees. From 1962 to 1966 he taught appellate practice at the Virginia Law School.
In the past few years he has offered a one day seminar on justice at Imperial College, London and at the University of Buskerud in Norway. He frequently contributes op-ed articles to the International Herald Tribune, New York Times, and Christian Science Monitor.
• Aix-en-Provence Bar Association
• American Bar Association
• American Immigration Lawyers Association
• Wisconsin Bar Association
• Admitted to the bar in both France and the United States.
• Practiced in both countries.
• Practiced for several years before the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.
• Testified in California court as expert witness on certain areas of French practice.
• Practice throughout France in trial courts, labor courts, commercial courts and courts of appeal.
• Practice in the European Court of Human Rights.
• Taught law in the United States, France, England, Norway, and Cambodia
• University education at Duke University.
• Legal education at the University of Virginia J.D. and LLM.
• Foreign language education:
• University of Mexico, Mexico City
• Alliance Française, Paris
• Japanese studies, Tokyo
• English, French, forgotten Japanese and weak Spanish