Leo Sokolov graduated from DePaul University in Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 2012, and in 2015 he graduated from The John Marshall Law School now known as University of Illinois Chicago Law School with a J.D. in 2015. He received his LLM degree at John Marshall Law School concentrating in Tax in 2018. While in the Juris Doctor program at John Marshall, he also worked as a teaching assistant to Professor Julie M. Spanbauer and earned a CALI award in Constitutional Law. Prior to passing the bar, Leo gained nearly two years of experience working as a clerk for the Law Office of Michael P. Doman from January, 2014 through November, 2015. He then transitioned to an attorney with the firm and was sworn in as an Illinois Attorney in November, 2015.
Leo is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and Illinois State Bar Association. He is fluent in Russian.