Defending the criminally accused is the backbone of our practice. The Gage Law Firm has extensive experience handling all kinds of criminal cases, including major felonies, other felony charges, misdemeanors, and our specialized cases involving mental illness. Whether you want efficient resolution or zealous trial defense, we have your back.
Georgia's jails and prisons are flooded with good men and women suffering from the relentless grip of addiction. The Gage Law Firm has been involved in helping to change the lives of those living with addiction and the families who love them. Discover the ways a criminal case can be mitigated through recovery and how we are ready to help.
Our specialty. We have years of experience helping the mentally ill and their families navigate criminal charges and the complicated and archaic mental health legal system in Georgia. From criminal defense to involuntary hospitalization and guardianships, we know mental health challenges better than any other firm.
Our firm is skilled at representing clients charged with Driving Under the Influence in Georgia. We are well-versed in the convoluted statutory and case law, and aim to protect your liberty and privilege to drive. DUIs require prompt action: click here to find out how we can help.
Windsor. Obergefell. The Gage Law Firm was there before and now. From criminal cases to estate planning, we are proud to be a trusted partner with Atlanta's LGBT families.
A graduate of Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, S. Derek Johnson-Gage, Esq. has been practicing law as a trial attorney for over 16 years. Picked as a Georgia SuperLawyers Rising Star and winner of the Advocacy Leadership Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness for DeKalb County, Mr. Gage has an established reputation for fighting on behalf of his clients, both in the courtroom and out. Whether it is you, or your loved one, who needs a strong legal defense, see how Mr. Gage's philosophy, through our team, can offer unique representation you won't find at other firms.
S. DEREK JOHNSON-GAGE
A highly experienced trial lawyer, Hemanth Digumarthi, Esq. has presented cases to dozens of juries as a former prosecutor and civil litigator. Mr. Digumarthi is a leader in our community, having served as President of the highly influential Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association and represented the country in an overseas delegation. He is an integral component of our mental health advocacy in the criminal courts and specifically joined The Gage Law Firm to fight for those with mental health challenges who were caught in the crosshairs of the criminal justice system.