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Frank M. Gaither, Jr., Associate

Frank M. Gaither, Jr., Associate

Phone: 770-957-3937
Fax: 770-957-9164

Year Started Practice: 2000

Law School: Boston College Law School, JD, 1998
Undergraduate: Georgia State University in Atlanta with a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (pre-law) in 1995

FRANK M. GAITHER, JR. is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in criminal and civil trial practice, appellate litigation, and transactional matters.   He also served as an adjunct professor for Herzing University’s legal studies department.  Frank was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, graduating from Redan High School in Stone Mountain and Georgia State University in Atlanta with a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (pre-law) in 1995.  He obtained his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School in 1998. 

Frank M. Gaither, Jr. became the managing attorney for GEICO’s Macon Staff Counsel Office in 2015.  Prior to becoming the Managing Attorney for the Macon Staff Counsel Office, Frank Gaither worked as a staff attorney for the Office of the County Attorney in Fulton County in both the Public Safety Division and Finance Division.  His representation included the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department, the Fulton County Fire Department, the Fulton County Finance Department, the Fulton County Auditor, the Fulton County Board of Tax Assessors, and the Fulton County Ryan White Program in all phases of local and federal litigation.  He drafted local legislation in accordance with County goals and drafted and reviewed numerous contracts.  Frank Gaither defended and responded to regulatory inquires, garnishments, and open records requests.  He researched and interpreted rules, regulations, statutes, and decisions of regulatory bodies, along with examining and analyzing data to advise his clients.

Additionally, Frank M. Gaither, Jr. was a trial attorney for the Staff Counsel for Allstate and Encompass Insurance Companies (Law Office of Ronnie Moore & Associates).  Developed litigation strategies for each case involving claims of bodily injury, slip and fall, automobile property damage, and residential and commercial property damage.  While as an insurance defense attorney for Allstate, Frank Gaither conducted over 200 depositions (plaintiffs and professional witnesses), 35 jury trials and 50 bench trials.

Frank M. Gaither, Jr. also served as an Assistant District Attorney for the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office and as an Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the Attorney General of Georgia and has owned and operated his own law practice.  His private practice areas included contracts, criminal defense, domestic relations, and personal injury.  He drafted several lease agreements, entertainment contracts, and employment contracts and settled numerous personal injury and workers’ compensation claims.

Frank Gaither, Jr. is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, and his other bar memberships include:

  • United States Supreme Court
  • 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals

Frank M. Gaither, Jr. is an active member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., and is married with two minor children.  Frank’s wife, Dealia M. Bryant-Gaither, is a registered nurse and works for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (Egleston).  Their two minor children are Mekhi and Milani.  In his spare time, Frank enjoys sports, working out, reading, and spending time with his family. 


Smith Welch Webb & White serve clients throughout the south metro Atlanta area including but not limited to McDonough, Stockbridge, DeKalb County, Clayton County, Henry County, Jonesboro, Spalding County, Butts County, and Lamar County.



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