Robert Cheeley, an attorney from Alpharetta, was one of many people accused of attempting to have the Georgia 2020 election results overturned. Many of them, including Robert, have changed. According to Fulton County jail records, Robert turned himself in on Friday morning, WSB said.
Who is Robert? Who is his wife? How old is he now? How much is his net worth?
Meet Robert Cheeley, Alpharetta Attorney & Trump Co-Defendant
According to the news outlet, Robert Cheeley is accused of violating the Georgia RICO Act, conspiring to impersonate a public official, forging documents in the first degree, conspiring to make false statements and writings, conspiring to file false documents, soliciting a public official to break the law, making false statements and writings, and perjury, among other offenses.
Robert is one of the 19 individuals, along with former President Donald Trump, who are charged with plotting to rig the election. He was also accused of asserting poll workers were double- and triple-counting votes and compared what he said had happened to the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
They are accused of 41 offenses altogether. According to WSB, Robert, an attorney from Alpharetta, is accused of showing state senators videos of election workers handling ballots at State Farm Arena and saying that they double- and triple-counted votes.
The bond amount for him was set at $50K.
How Much Is Robert Cheeley Net Worth?
As of 2023, Robert Cheeley has amassed a whopping net worth above $70 million.
Robert has been fighting for the rights of Georgians who suffered injuries or lost family members in tragic events for more than 40 years. He is a founder member and managing partner of Cheeley Law Group, LLC, and a highly accomplished professional. He has won hundreds of millions of dollars in jury verdicts and settlements over the course of his career on behalf of women who developed cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder and for the families of nursing students who died in Savannah in 2015 after a truck crashed into their car. He also beat General Motors, obtaining a $105 million jury verdict in one case and a $150 million settlement in another for manufacturing subpar auto parts.
Robert has won verdicts and settlements totaling more than $600 million for his clients across the nation. His other notable accomplishments include a $90 million settlement in an SUV defect case against Suzuki Motor Company and a $40 million seat belt malfunction case against Toyota Motor Company.
Robert graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in 1979 and the University of Georgia School of Law with a Juris Doctor in 1982. He is licensed to practice in Georgia (1982), the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Among Robert’s professional affiliations are the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. In addition, he held positions as Phi Gamma Delta’s president and chairman as well as a board member of the Attorneys Information Exchange Group. He received the AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell for his high moral and professional standards, and Public Citizen named him the National Trial Lawyer of the Year in 1993.
Robert Cheeley Age
As of Aug 2023, Robert Cheeley is 66 years old.
Robert Cheeley Wife
Robert Cheeley is married to his wife Lisa Ackerman Cheeley who is his college sweetheart. Lisa was born in November 1957 which makes her 65 years old. Lisa reportedly worked at AT&T. You can find Lisa on Facebook.
The married couple shares three adult children. They are named David, Amelia, and Harrison Cheeley. David is currently born in 1987 which makes him 36 years old. Born in 1989, Amelia is age 34. Harrison reached age 31.
More about their children, Amelia has worked at SRS Real Estate Partners since 2017 and previously worked at Fuqua Development LP. Harrison is a senior associate at The Multifamily Advisory Group at Cushman & Wakefield. He has also worked at Cushman & Wakefield, Wellington Healthcare Services, LP, Merrill Lynch, and Conley Griggs and Partin LLP.
Who Are Robert Cheeley Parents?
Robert Cheeley is the son of Judge Joseph E. Cheeley, Jr. and Selma Cheeley. Joseph is the founder of Cheeley & Chandler.
A prominent lawyer, Judge Joseph Cheeley was the only Gwinnett State Court judge for 21 years until 1979. A member of the U.S. and Korean Supreme Court bars, he served as chair of the State Bar Disciplinary Board and on the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors.
A lecturer and attorney for the county and various municipalities, Joseph co-authored family law review articles. High school valedictorian, Joseph was active at UGA as a football announcer, Red & Black and Pandora staff, Student Union President and Editor, and baseball team manager and was selected to Who’s Who, Omicron Delta Kappa, Blue Key, Gridiron Secret Society, and Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity.
Joseph died at the age of 84 on October 11, 2013.
Robert’s mother, Selma, and her identical twin Millie were born on September 2, 1932, to Robert David and Selma McDonald Medlock of Norcross. Selma finished at Norcross High School and graduated from Georgia State in 1954 with a business degree. She married attorney Joseph E. Cheeley, Jr. in 1952. Christian values were instrumental in all of Selma’s pursuits. She taught Sunday school at the Buford First United Methodist Church and made sure that her family worshiped together every Sunday.
A conservationist, Selma was president of the Georgia Garden Club in the early ’70’s and helped launch a statewide “Plant a Tree Day.”
Selma died on 10 February 2012.
The other siblings of Joseph and Selma are Joseph E. Cheeley, III, J.D. (Margaret); Susan M. Cheeley; John P. Cheeley, J.D.; and James N. Cheeley (Brandi).
When Is Robert Cheeley Birthday?
Robert Cheeley’s birthday is on 15 July.
Where Is Robert Cheeley From?
Robert Cheeley hailed from Johns Creek, Georgia.
Is Robert Cheeley On Instagram And Facebook?
Yes, Robert Cheeley is on Facebook (@bob.cheeley.1).