Page Pate

Pate & Johnson, LLC
101 Marietta Street
Suite 3300
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 223-3310

Page Pate is an accomplished Georgia trial lawyer. He has been recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as a member of “Georgia's Legal Elite” for many years. He has also been named to the list of Georgia Super Lawyers for the past six consecutive years.

Page was appointed by federal judges to the Board of the Federal Defender Program in Atlanta, and was previously the Chairman of the Criminal Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association. Page has also received the highest possible rating from other lawyers and judges (AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell). According to Martindale-Hubbell, this rating recognizes lawyers who have “reached the height of professional excellence. [The lawyer] has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.” Page was also recently included in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, a national publication known as “The Definitive Guide to the Most Distinguished Law Firms in America for over 90 years.”

Page is a founding member of the Georgia Innocence Project, and has been a board member of the Criminal Law section of the Atlanta Bar Association for several years. Page is also an active member of the Federal Bar Association, the Georgia and National Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

Page is often asked to speak at trial practice seminars to share his knowledge and experience with other lawyers in Georgia. Page has been a panelist at the ICLE seminar for Federal Criminal Practice where he has spoken on federal sentencing and recent developments in federal criminal law. Page has also lectured at the annual seminar for the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, where he spoke to other defense lawyers about recent developments in federal and state computer crime cases.

Page serves as the Legal Analyst for WABE FM 90.1, the Atlanta National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate, and he often provides his analysis of legal issues in Georgia on the morning and afternoon news shows. Page has also provided his legal analysis to national television media, including guest appearances on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight and the Fox Business Network.

Page graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he received the American Jurisprudence Award for Advocacy. He was the top advocate in several moot court competitions and was elected into the Order of Barristers. Page received his undergraduate degree from Georgia State University where he graduated magna cum laude and was awarded the Phi Beta Kappa scholarship award for being in the top ten percent of his graduating class.

Page is a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court, the Fourth, Fifth, Seventh and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal, the United States Tax Court, the Supreme Court of Georgia, and the Georgia Court of Appeals. Page has won or successfully resolved criminal cases in the metro areas of Atlanta, Macon, Augusta, Savannah, Athens, Columbus, Rome, Gainesville, and in over 50 different counties in Georgia. Page has also successfully handled federal cases in many other states, including Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina, Florida, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Missouri, New Mexico, and Virginia. He has also helped resolve international criminal disputes in Great Britain, Ireland, The Bahamas, and Spain.