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Gates Law Firm has a proven track record of helping clients across Arkansas and the country, having successfully recovered over $41,500,000 in compensation for our clients. Our experience spans a wide variety of cases, including car wrecks, trucking collisions involving 18-wheelers, product liability cases, and traumatic brain injury cases. While each case is unique, we bring the same level of dedication and expertise to every client we represent, working tirelessly to secure the best possible outcome for their situation.

You don’t have to bear this alone. We've got your back. We will get you the just compensation that you deserve.


Joseph Gates is a Trial Lawyer. He has handled hundreds of civil matters in all phases of litigation, including:

  • first-chairing (or lead lawyer) nine jury trials to verdict and second chairing (or assisting lawyer) five jury trials to verdict

  • first-chairing numerous bench trials to verdict

  • deposing and cross-examining multiple defense experts like accident reconstructionists, neurologists, life care planners, economists

  • preparing and defending multiple plaintiff experts like human factors experts, treating physicians, accident reconstructionists, neuropsychologists

  • drafting and responding to Motions to Dismiss, Motions for Summary Judgments, Motions in Limine

  • drafting and answering written discovery like Interrogatories, Requests for Production of Documents, Requests for Admissions

  • drafting and filing civil Complaints

  • negotiating and resolving hundreds of cases resulting in over $41,500,000 in awards

Joseph Gates has worked an assortment of civil cases, including:

  • Products Liability cases

  • Syngenta AG MIR 162 corn litigation (MDL #2591)

  • Dicamba Herbicide litigation (MDL #2820)


Joseph Gates accomplishements in detail
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