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For over two decades, clients have turned to our firm to help them solve their legal problems in City, State, County and Federal Courts in the areas of Criminal Defense, DUI defense, Traffic Court Defense and Personal Injury. We have spent thousands of hours in court aggressively defending clients with cases just like yours.

Thomas Nagel has earned an AV rating through The Martindale Hubbell peer review rating system and was named one of Georgia's Legal Elite as published in Georgia Trend Magazine.



Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    26 years, 4 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    26 years, 2.8 thousand cases
  3. Juvenile: 25%
    26 years, 500 cases



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Joel Maynard Baskin

    I’ve known Tom Nagel for many years both professionally and personally. I highly endorse him as an attorney. He is diligent, dependable, extremely knowledgeable and proficient in his profession. Most importantly, he makes the client feel important. I highly endorse Tom Nagel.


    Joel Baskin Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Joseph Sam Habachy

    I strongly endorse Tom. He is flat out hard working and highly ethical. He is an exceptional attorney and will work tirelessly to get his clients a good result.


    Joseph Habachy Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

5855 Sandy Springs Circle, Suite 150
Atlanta, GA, 30328


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199108/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal Leaders: Georgia's Top Rated LawyersLexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell ALM2013
Client Rating 5.0 out of 5.0Martindale-Hubbell2012
Georgia's Top Rated LawyersLexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell ALM2012
AV Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Superb RatingAvvo2012
AV Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
Attorney AdmissionUnited States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia1993
Attorney AdmissionGeorgia Court of Appeals1993
Attorney AdmissionSupreme Court of the State of Georgia1993
"The Legal Elite: Georgia's Most Effective Lawyers"Georgia Trend MagazineN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at LawThomas C. Nagel & Associates1993 - Present
Criminal Defense AttorneyKing & King, PC, Atlanta, Ga1991 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Cobb County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1991 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Atlanta Bar AssociationBoard Member - Laymans Lawyer Radio Show2010 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
THE STATE v. HARRISON. A95A0529. (216 Ga. App. 325) (453 SE2d 820)The Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed the lower court ruling and held the breath test was INADMISSABLE
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State University College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of GeorgiaPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Peoples Law SchoolArrested? What's next?N/A