Phone: 1-770-719-8166
Fax: 1-770-472-0803
Johnny Ramirez Castaneda, JD, MBA (Bio)
Frances D. Eleby Smith, JD, RN (Bio)

Our Mission Statement:

"To aggressively advocate on behalf of our clients against the company/person that has negligently harmed them. We define success by obtaining settlements that adequately compensate our clients for their injuries."

Car Accidents

The Castaneda Law Firm, Lawrenceville Georgia, Car and Auto Accidents Attorney

Auto accidents occur on a daily basis every few minutes. All it takes is a few careless seconds by a negligent auto driver and your life could be changed forever.

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Criminal Defense

The Castaneda Law Firm, Dekalb Georgia, Criminal Defense Attorney

Being charged with a criminal act is a frightening experience. But the humiliating process of the arrest and booking is just the beginning ...

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The Castaneda Law Firm, Jonesboro Georgia, Divorce Attorney

The traumatic experience of having to go through a divorce can be made excruciating if you don’t have a competent attorney representing you. While there are many resources ....

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Workers Compensation

The Castaneda Law Firm, Lawrenceville Georgia, Workers Compensation Attorney

Many people have the false impression that when an on the job injury happens their company will take care of them. After all, isn’t that what Workers' ...

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The Castaneda Law Firm is a legal advocacy firm that aggressively pursues:

  1. just and fair compensation for our injured clients through a concerted effort to maximize their settlement,
  2. an unrelenting protection of our client’s rights in the pursuit of their freedom and defense against allegations of criminal misconduct, and
  3. the interest of our client in divorce issues.


Our law firm provides legal representation in the areas of Animal & Dog bites, Auto & Car Accidents, Bicycle Accidents, Commercial Vehicle Accidents, Construction Accidents, Criminal Defense, Divorce, Drunk Driving Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Motorcycle Accidents, Neck, Back and Spinal Cord injuries, Nursing Home Abuse, Personal Injury, Permises Liability, Slip and Fall Accidents, Trucking Accidents, Workers' Compensation and Wrongful Death.

If you live in the greater Atlanta Metropolitan area and have been involved: in a serious accident, been accused of a crime, need help defending your liability, seek compensation for injuries, need to take legal action to fight nursing home abuse, need help in a family law matter such as divorce or have a medical malpractice issue, then we would welcome the opportunity to help you.

– The Castaneda Law Firm.

The Castaneda Law Firm - Jonesboro OfficeOur Jonesboro Law Office

116 S. Main St., Ste 7,
Jonesboro Ga, 30236



The Castaneda Law Firm - Lawrenceville Office

Our Lawrenceville Law Office

368 West Pike St., Ste 203,
Lawrenceville Ga, 30046




The Castaneda Law Firm - Dekalb OfficeOur Dekalb Law Office

Trust Bldg, Terrace Level Suite D,
545 N. McDonough St.,
Decatur Ga 30030




We look forward to hearing from you and discussing in detail how we can help.


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Latest Success

Client bought items at the store and store cashier neglected to ring up some of the items, Client was subsequently charged with shoplifting. We prepared this case for trial. Just prior to trial these charges were dismissed.
Client injured on the job, Employer denied that Client injured on the job despite the fact that the ambulance picked client up from the job site, Client’s previous attorney had negotiated a 10k settlement. Our firm entered the case two years later, we prepared the case for trial, prior to trial we settled for 50K.
Client charged with Battery, this case was called in for trial, just prior to trial all charges against client were dismissed.
Client charged with violation of felony probation, for failure to report, failure to pay as directed, new violation of criminal law. We negotiated a disposition in which client was only required to pay a fine, terminate probation and to have the first offender status kept intact so that client would not have a felony criminal conviction record.
Client went to a pool hall, Client order drinks and food, the manager then got into a physical confrontation with Client. Client was beaten and humiliated in front of his family. This case was prepared for trial and was settled for an undisclosed amount.
"Past results are not a guaranty of future results"