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Jason M. Tate is a former Assistant United States Attorney with considerable experience litigating an array of civil and criminal matters, including business disputes, partnership dissolutions, breach of contract actions, business torts, construction litigation, and employment matters with a specific focus on fraud, theft and embezzlement. Jason has been rated by his peers as "Preeminent",the highest legal rating available from the leading legal rating service, Martindale-Hubbell. In 2010, 2011, and 2013, Jason was also named a "Georgia Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine.  In 2013, Jason was also selected by Martindale-Hubbell as a "Top-Rated Lawyer" in the area of Construction Law.  Jason is admitted to practice law in Georgia state and superior courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and the Georgia Supreme Court, as well as before the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.


Prior to forming Roberts Tate, Jason worked with the well respected firms of Gilbert, Harrell, Sumerford, & Martin P.C. in Brunswick, Georgia and Balch & Bingham in Atlanta, Georgia. Jason also served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, where he worked as a member of the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force ("OCDEFT") investigating and prosecuting drug trafficking organizations and firearms-related offenses.


Jason received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Georgia and his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law. As an undergraduate, he was a Presidential Scholar and was selected for membership in the Gridiron Society and the Order of the Greek Horsemen. In law school, Jason was a member of the Moot Court Team, a finalist in the Georgia Intrastate and Richard B. Russell Moot Court Competitions, and the coach of the winning team at the Hulsey-Kimbrell Competition. During his last year of law school, he worked in the Clarke County District Attorney's Office, investigating and prosecuting felony offenses.


In 2005, Jason co-authored the article, "Georgia's New Tort Reform: It's Not Just a Medical Malpractice Statute," which was published in the State Bar of Georgia Product Liability Newsletter.


Contact info

Roberts Tate LLC

114 Island Professional Park
Saint Simons Island, GA, 31522

Practice areas


  1. Corporate: 20%
  2. Real Estate: 20%
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
  4. Trusts: 20%
  5. Litigation: 20%

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  • Alan John Hamilton

    Jason is an excellent attorney. He is both hard working and creative in providing sound advice and aggressive representation to his individual and business clients.


    Alan Hamilton Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    Jason Tate is an exceptional attorney and an outstanding litigator. I have referred several clients to Jason, and they have all been very pleased with the counsel and representation that he provided. Jason has the the expertise and experience to obtain outstanding results. He agressively advocates for his clients while still provding honest and sound advice. He is well respected for his professionalism, integrity, and work ethic by his fellow lawyers and the community.


    Raymond Baker Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Top Rated Lawyer in Construction LawMartindale-Hubbell2013
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2012
Rising StarSuperLawyers2011
Rising StarSuperLawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerRoberts Tate, LLC2011 - Present
AttorneyGilbert, Harrell, Sumerford & Martin, PC2008 - 2011
Assistant U.S. AttorneyUnited States Deparment Of Justice2007 - 2008
AssociateBalch & Bingham2004 - 2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia, AthensPolitical Science/HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2001