Chelsea E. Harkins

Chelsea E. Harkins

Duluth, Georgia

Chelsea E. Harkins is an associate at Emert Law Firm and focuses her practice in the areas of family law, estate planning and probate, and business and corporate law.


Chelsea has a heart for families and is passionate about fighting for truth and justice. She has experienced firsthand the difficulties faced by broken families and the collateral damage that occurs as a result of domestic violence, separation, and divorce. She considers it an honor to advocate for her clients during the challenging and trying times in their lives.


While earning her law degree, Chelsea served on several extracurricular boards and competed in Moot Court, Trial Advocacy, and Alternative Dispute Resolution competitions. She also studied International Law in Oxford, England and worked for the Jerusalem Institute of Justice, a non‐profit law firm in Israel.


Chelsea's former experience also includes internships at the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia (Major Crimes Division) and Barrow County District Attorney's Office. She also worked on projects with Walt Disney dealing with business and conducting policy research for upcoming films.


Chelsea grew up in Gwinnett County and currently lives in Jackson County. Outside the office, she enjoys traveling, camping, and spending time with family and friends. She thoroughly enjoys meeting new people - through being active in state and local politics as well as serving as a volunteer at her church, particularly with community groups and ministries focused on missions.

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2017


  • Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, Virginia
    • Juris Doctor - 2017
    • Honors: Various Moot Court Competitions
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science summa cum laude - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • General Counsel – Atlanta Young Republicans
  • Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Member