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State Supreme Court Orders New Trials

The law firm of Pate, Johnson and Church has been representing clients charged in serious crimina…
11 Alive

Tex McIver Murder Conviction Overturned

Recognized as a legal expert with over 25 years of experience defending individuals charged in se…
AJC

OUR FIRM STOPS DISTRICT ATTORNEY FROM PROSECUTING DELTA 8 CASES

Pate, Johnson & Church has represented both individuals and companies in criminal and civil p…
REASON

DISTRICT ATTORNEY PURSUES DELTA 8 STORES

The law firm of Pate, Johnson & Church has assisted a number of individuals and companies in …
USA TODAY

MEN CONVICTED OF HATE CRIMES IN ARBERY CASE

Attorney Page Pate, a criminal defense attorney who has been representing clients charged in seri…
AJC

OUR FIRM FILES WHISTLEBLOWER LAWSUIT AGAINST GARDAWORLD

Pate, Johnson & Church has successfully represented whistleblowers for many years and has obt…
ITV

Extradition Fight for US Fugitive

Our firm frequently represents people charged in significant federal criminal cases. We have over…
ABC News

Verdict in Arbery Murder Case

Attorney Page Pate, a criminal defense attorney who has been representing clients charged in seri…
CNN

Police Officers Charged with Murder

Pate, Johnson & Church has been helping clients with matters involving police brutality or ex…
The Washington Post

Closing Arguments in McMichael/Bryan Trial

Attorney Page Pate has been representing clients charged in serious criminal cases for over 25 ye…
BBC

Importance of the Jury in Arbery Case

Page Pate, who is recognized as a criminal defense and constitutional attorney, has been represen…
WJCL

Page Pate Discusses Jury Selection in Arbery Case

Attorney Page Pate has been representing individuals charged in serious criminal cases in both fe…
LAW360

Our Firm Represents Afghanistan Security Guard in Whistleblower Case

Pate, Johnson & Church has successfully represented whistleblowers for many years, resulting …
The Washington Post

Reduced Sentence in PPP Fraud Case

Our firm represents a number of people and small businesses who have been charged in federal PPP …
First Coast News

Dennis Perry Released From Prison

Attorney Page Pate is one of the founding members of the Georgia Innocence Project, a nonprofit o…
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Our firm secures $3 million settlement in civil rights case

Fernando Rodriquez was naked and unarmed when he was killed by police officers from the City of H…
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Our Firm Files Civil Rights Lawsuit for Police Misconduct

Our firm has been helping clients and their families pursue cases against police departments and …
11ALIVE

Paulding County DA Indicted in Georgia

Criminal defense attorney and legal analyst, Page Pate, has been handling serious criminal and ci…
CBS Atlanta

Fulton County DA Investigates Trump

  Attorney Page Pate, who has been a criminal defense attorney handling both state and feder…
CNN

DC Federal Judge Considers Sanctions

Attorney Page Pate is a criminal and constitutional attorney and a legal analyst. CNN and other m…
Atlanta Magazine

One Party Consent to Record Phone Calls in Georgia

Pate, Johnson and Church has been representing civil, criminal, and whistleblower clients in Geor…
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

PPP Loan Fraud Investigations on the Rise

Attorney Page Pate was recently quoted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s article &#8220…
CNN

Page Pate Comments on New DA in Brunswick GA

Attorney Page Pate was interviewed by CNN about the recent election for the District Attorney pos…
Law.com

Preliminary Hearing in Arbery Case

Attorney Page Pate has been representing people charged with serious crimes in the State of Georg…
CNN

Who Makes the Decision to Remove COVID-19 Restrictions?

Attorney Page Pate is quoted by CNN International in its coronavirus update on the ability of Pre…
FOX BUSINESS

Carlos Ghosn’s Fugitive Status

Pate, Johnson, & Church frequently represents people charged in significant federal criminal …
Daily Report

Our Firm Secures Major Whistleblower Settlement

Pate & Johnson has successfully represented whistleblowers for many years, resulting in a num…
Politico

Charges Dismissed in Iran Sanctions Case

Our firm frequently represents people charged in significant federal cases. We have over 20 years…
CNN

Jeffrey Epstein Suicide in Jail

Pate, Johnson, & Church has been representing individuals in serious federal cases for over 2…
Daily Report

Motion to Dismiss in Federal Sanctions Case

Our firm has been representing people in serious federal cases for over 20 years, and we are one …
Newsweek

Possible Sentence in College Admissions Case

Our firm has represented people charged with federal crimes for over 20 years. We often defend pe…
FOX NEWS

Atlanta DA sues Justice Department for records in potential police excessive force case

Pate & Johnson has successfully represented many individuals who have been victims of excessi…
Rueters

Michael Flynn prosecution suggests more foreign agent prosecutions

For over 20 years, Pate & Johnson has represented people charged in serious federal criminal …
CNN

Charlottesville protests lead to murder conviction

Attorney Page Pate, who is recognized as a legal analyst and a criminal defense and constitutiona…
CNN

Page Pate discusses President Trump’s comments on “flipping”

Recognized as a legal analyst and a federal criminal defense attorney, Attorney Page Pate has bee…
WTVM ALBANY

Our firm defends well-respected pharmacist in Georgia RICO case

Pate & Johnson has been representing people charged in serious criminal cases in the State of…
The Augusta Chronicle

Page Pate argues motion to suppress in federal bribery case

For over 20 years, Pate & Johnson has been representing individuals charged in serious crimin…
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Page Pate interviewed about Tex McIver murder trial

In an interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Page Pate discusses the verdict in the Tex…
Newsweek

Could President Trump face criminal charges?

Page Pate offers commentary in a Newsweek article regarding President Donald Trump’s ongoing inve…
Daily Report

Our firm helps secure $10.5 million settlement in another whistleblower case

In an interview with the Daily Report, Page Pate discusses the $10.5 million settlement our firm …
The Seattle Times

Page Pate criticizes government response in fentanyl case

Attorney Page Pate, in defense of his client charged with drug trafficking, explains how fentanyl…
The New York Times

Did Gianforte get a fair sentence?

Attorney Page Pate, who teaches law at the University of Georgia, explains why Montana Republican…
CNN

Rosenstein must appoint a special prosecutor

Attorney Page Pate explains why an independent prosecutor is necessary to fully resolve the alleg…
CNN

Did National Security Adviser Michael Flynn break the law?

Writing for CNN Opinion, Attorney Page Pate explains the two laws which former Trump National Sec…
The News & Observer

Did Trump Campaign violate computer hacking laws?

Attorney Page Pate consults with McClatchy DC journalist Greg Gordon on the types of criminal con…
CNN

Page Pate discusses FBI letter in Clinton investigation

CNN publishes Page Pate’s commentary on FBI Director James Comey and the letter he sent to …
CNN

More “stop and frisk” is a bad idea

Attorney Page Pate’s appears on CNN’s site following the first election debate in res…
CNN

Page Pate quoted by CNN about constitutional challenge to death penalty in Texas case

Constitutional law expert Page Pate is quoted by CNN in the story of Jeffrey Wood’s recent …
Daily Report

Our firm helps whistleblower win $15 million settlement

Huntsville online furniture sales merchant Kelly Wells will receive 16% of a $15 million governme…
The Wall Street Journal

Our firm is retained to represent law firm financial officer

Attorney Page Pate is interviewed about his client’s role in the federal embezzlement case …
CNN

Page Pate discusses federal law on terrorism in Michigan case

An online CNN article cites attorney Page Pate’s writings on the federal determination of w…
The Hollywood Reporter

Page Pate interviewed on El Chapo extradition and Sean Penn meeting

Attorney Page Pate talks about whether or not Sean Penn will face legal fallout for Penn’s …
CNN.com

CNN publishes Page Pate’s explanation of federal terrorism laws

In this article, attorney Page Pate writes about how the justice system decides if a mass shootin…
Ars Technica

Page Pate comments on attempt to extradite Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom

Atlanta-based defense attorney comments on the international extradition and criminal copyright c…
Daily Report

Our firm wins appeal in case involving unlawful search of cellphone

Criminal defense lawyer Page Pate comments on winning a case before the Georgia Court of Appeals …
Huffington Post

Page Pate discusses the Ferguson Grand Jury decision

In a HuffPost Live segment, federal defense attorney Page Pate comments on the Ferguson grand jur…
CNN

Page Pate comments on grand juries refusing to indict police officers

Criminal defense attorney Page Pate of Atlanta, Georgia, has represented several officers in exce…
The Daily Citizen

Page Pate gives “passionate” closing argument in federal corruption trial

Defense attorney Page Pate gives a “passionate and emotional closing argument” in fed…
China Daily USA

Page Pate discusses potential extradition treaty with China

International attorney Page Pate comments on the lack of a formal extradition treaty with China.
The Augusta Chronicle

Our firm files federal lawsuit against police for their unlawful search of the wrong house

Our firm files federal charges on behalf of a local family whose home was unlawfully searched whe…
Los Angeles Times

Our firm represents former magistrate judge charged in federal criminal case

Our firm represents the former chief magistrate judge in North Georgia against allegations of abu…
Daily Report

Our firm wins federal criminal trial for prison guard

Our firm wins a victory for prison guard client accused of inmate beatings.
Gainesville Times

Our firm wins difficult jury trial for a client falsely accused of multiple aggravated child molestation acts

A Gainesville man was acquitted of multiple aggravated child molestation charges, thanks to legal…
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Our firm successfully resolves “pill mill” allegations against Atlanta doctor

Our firm successfully resolves the federal case against an Atlanta pain doctor alleged of running…
Daily Report

Our firm represents former Magistrate Court Judge in federal investigation

Page Pate, Atlanta trial lawyer, represents former Murray County magistrate in federal investigat…
The Dallas Morning News

Our firm wins major federal drug trial for Texas pilot

A Dallas-area man cleared of federal drug smuggling charges is now fighting drug-forfeiture laws …
The Macon Telegraph

We successfully negotiate misdemeanor plea for a client charged in 29 count
 federal fraud indictment

Our firm successfully negotiates a misdemeanor plea for a client charged with 29 federal fraud co…
Athens Banner-Herald

Our firm is retained to represent a firearms collector who was entrapped in a federal gun trafficking sting

Our firm will represent a Jackson County, Georgia, firearms collector against entrapment in a fed…
The Macon Telegraph

Lawyer and former prosecutor retains our firm to represent him in a federal
 mortgage fraud case

A Dublin, Georgia, attorney retains Atlanta defense lawyer, Page Pate, to represent him against f…
The Macon Telegraph

We refuse to plea bargain and proclaim client’s innocence in federal criminal
 case we later won at trial

Our firm refuses to plea bargain in federal criminal case against Treutlen County Sherriff and de…
Athens Banner-Herald

Page Pate gets murder charges dismissed against our client

An Athens, Georgia, man is released from custody after his defense attorney, Page Pate, gets the …
The Hartwell Sun

Page Pate defends doctor falsely charged with unlawful distribution of medication

Atlanta defense attorney Page Pate defends a Hart County physician against false allegations of u…
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Our firm is retained to represent well-respected physician in sex offense case

Our firm is retained by the family of an East Cobb County pediatrician to represent him against c…
Albany Herald

Our firm is retained to represent U.S. Marine in internet sex sting prosecution in Albany, Georgia

Criminal defense attorney Page Pate is retained to represent a U.S. Marine in internet sex sting …
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Our firm is retained to represent U.S. Army Ranger charged in federal drug conspiracy in Atlanta

Atlanta attorney Page Pate is retained to represent a U.S. Army Ranger against federal drug consp…
Athens Banner-Herald

Page Pate defends Athens, Georgia, lawyer in a major mortgage fraud case

Atlanta-based attorney Page Pate defends Athens, Georgia, lawyer allegedly involved in a major mo…
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Our firm is retained to represent an Atlanta Police Officer identified as a subject of a federal criminal investigation

Atlanta-based attorney Page Pate is retained to represent an APD officer in a federal criminal in…
National Law Journal

Page Pate argues before the Georgia Supreme Court for a well-respected physician charged with unlawfully prescribing drugs

Attorney Page Pate argues before the Georgia Supreme Court regarding the case of a well-respected…
Dallas Morning News

Our Firm wins federal civil forfeiture trial in Atlanta

Page Pate, a lawyer in Atlanta, wins a federal civil forfeiture case at trial.
The Advocate

Page Pate is retained to represent Louisiana mayor in federal public corruption trial in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Page Pate, a lawyer in Atlanta, is retained to represent a Louisiana mayor in a federal public co…
Athens Banner Herald

Mortgage fraud charges against our client are dismissed

Mortgage fraud charges against Page Pate’s client are dismissed.
USA Today

Page Pate discusses sex assault investigation involving Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger

Page Pate, an attorney based in Atlanta, is interviewed by USA Today about the sexual assault inv…
Entertainment Weekly

Page Pate provides expert commentary on T.I.’s sentencing for federal gun charges in Atlanta

Atlanta attorney Page Pate gives his expert legal analysis to EW.com in regard to the recent sent…

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