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Suhr, Paul A.
Paul A. Suhr
Paul A. Suhr


Practice Areas

  • Immigration & Naturalization Law
  • Visa Issues
  • Removal & Deportation Proceedings
  • International Adoption
  • Criminal Defense
  • Misdemeanors & Felonies
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff


Attorney Paul A. Suhr (서송해) is the son of the famous Korean poet Sea Jong-un (서정주), who wrote under the pen name Midang (미당). Paul was born in Korea and immigrated to the United States in January of 1966.  He has resided in the state of North Carolina ever since and is a naturalized citizen of the United States.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Campbell College in 1969, his Master of Arts in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1972, his Master of Science in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1975, and his Juris Doctor from North Carolina Central University School of Law in 1988.  He has practiced in the fields of immigration, criminal, and family law for over 30 years.

El abogado Paul A. Suhr (서 송해) es hijo del famoso poeta coreano Sea Jong-un (서정서), quien escribió bajo el seudónimo de Midang (미당). Paul nació en Corea y emigró a los Estados Unidos en enero de 1966. Desde entonces ha residido en el estado de Carolina del Norte y es un ciudadano naturalizado de los Estados Unidos. Recibió su Bachillerato en Artes en inglés del Campbell College en 1969, su Maestría en Inglés en la Universidad de Carolina del Norte en Greensboro en 1972, su Maestría en Ciencias en Bibliotecología de la Universidad de Carolina del Norte en Chapel Hill en 1975, y su Doctor en Jurisprudencia de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Central de Carolina del Norte en 1988. Ha ejercido en los campos de inmigración, criminal y derecho de familia durante más de 30 años.


  • North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1989
  • Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC
    • B.A.

Bar Admission

  • North Carolina, 1989
  • District of Columbia, 1990

Published Works

  • Scheherazade Hyon-dae Munbak, No. 5, Aug., 1958
  • Opium Korean American Literature, Vol. IV, Summer, 1985
  • Final Rites for the Korean American Literature, Vol. IV, Winter, 1985


  • Medal awarded from the President of Korea for outstanding service to Korean immigrants
  • Highest Martindale-Hubble AV Rating for a sole practitioner

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, 1985
  • District of Columbia Bar, 1990
  • North Carolina Bar Association, 1986
  • Korean Writers Association, 1958 to 1966
  • Pender County Public Library, North Carolina, 1978 to 1980

Current Employment Position

  • Partner, 1989