SANA R. RUPANI, ATTORNEY
As a child of immigrants from Southeast Asia, Sana has a unique perspective on the importance of familial relationships. She guides Georgians through divorce, child custody disputes, child support, and adoption. Sana is honored to expand access to justice to those who speak Hindi, Urdu, or Gujarati.
Sana graduated magna cum laude from Emory University, College of Arts and Sciences with dual degrees in Political Science and Philosophy and earned her J.D. from Emory University School of Law. In law school, Sana worked for the DeKalb County Child Advocates Office, the Barton Juvenile Defender Clinic, and the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office. She was also greatly involved with the Family and Child Law Society and the South Asian Law Students Association.
Sana received the Kurt Kegel Memorial Scholarship to attend the Family Law Institute in May of 2017. Sana was also selected as a speaker for the Family Law Nuts and Bolts Seminar covering the topic “Tailoring Your Practice to Meet Your Client’s Needs.”
Sana lives in Buckhead, but frequently travels to her home State of Texas. She is an avid Atlanta Hawks basketball fan.
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Sana was designated to sit on the Emory Summer Child Advocacy Program (ESCAP) Grant selection committee, as she was a previous recipient of the scholarship. As an Emory Law Alum, Sana has led law students at the Emory Law Professionalism Program in the Spring and Fall semesters of 2018, and Spring semester of 2019. Sana is on the Young Lawyer’s Division Solo/Small Firm Practice Committee, and also heavily involved with both the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL) and the South Asian Bar Association – Georgia (SABA-GA). In January 2018, Sana was elected to the Executive Board of SABA-GA, and most recently was appointed as Secretary. In May 2018, Sana was appointed to be the Co-Chair for the Communications Section of the GAWL Executive Board. Sana has also been recognized as a Pro-Bono All Star for the Pro Bono Resource Center of the State Bar of Georgia. In August of 2018, Sana was selected to speak on a panel about Impactful Associations for the Transition into Law Practice Program. In September of 2018, Sana led a panel at the Empowerment Summit discussing “How to Ethically Respond to Negative Online Reviews.” In May of 2019, Sana was invited back to Emory Law to assist with the Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques.