He was born in Ankara in 1952. After completing the primary and secondary education in different cities of Turkey, he qualified to study in Ankara University, Faculty of Law.
After graduating from Ankara University, Faculty of Law in 1974, he completed the law internship in Antalya and started to exercise the profession of attorney in 1976.
He was assigned as the member of the Disciplinary Board of Antalya Bar Association for one term between 1994 and 1996.
He also served as the Chairman of the Internship Training Center, Internship Executive Board during 2007-2010.
He has worked and still works as the Representative of the Bar Association in "Antalya Provincial Arbitration Committee for Consumer Problems" for many years.
He has taken part as an administrator in the establishment of Antalya Union of New Settlements, Housing Construction Cooperative ("ANTKOOP") and 7 cooperatives which had 4.500 affiliates constituting this union. He had worked as the Executive Board Member of ANTKOOP for a long period and later on as the "Legal Advisor" of this union and he still continues to carry out this task.
He recently recieved an honorary plaquette of "40 Years in Law Proffesion" from the Antalya Bar Association.
He is registered in the Antalya Bar Association and currently works as an attorney at law in ELAL Law Office with his daughter Çağla ELAL.