Our Practice Areas


Drafting and negotiation of contracts and related dispute resolution / litigation


Family Based Immigration Petitions, Deferred Action, Executive Action and Removal Defense

Civil Litigation

Representation of individuals and small businesses in dispute resolution and litigation

Criminal Defense

Defense of city ordinance, misdemeanor and felony charges throughout Georgia

Personal Injury

Auto accident, slip and fall, work accidents and other injury claims

What Our Clients and Other Attorneys Say About Us

Mr. Hernan is the best Lawyer I know of. Very professional, Honest, Knows the Law!! ... HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!


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I strongly endorse this lawyer. Jamie is an excellent attorney. I have referred several matters to him and he has obtained excellent results for my clients. He is professional, qualified and caring.


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James is a very knowledgeable and highly reputable attorney, especially in the field of immigration law. His exemplary services render hope for clients who may not have many options. I will continue to recommend his services to those in need of an outstanding attorney.


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Jamie is competent, diligent, and creative in obtaining the best results for his clients. Jamie is great about keeping in touch with clients and meeting urgent needs they may have. Jamie's skill-set and dedication make him a capable lawyer and a strong advocate for any client.


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Jamie Hernan is an outstanding attorney who exhibits genuine care and concern for his clients. It has been a pleasure to consult with him on several immigration matters.


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Attorney Hernan is always available to his clients and treats them with the utmost respect. He is a diligent and dedicated attorney. He is knowledgeable in various areas of the law and is an excellent personal injury attorney. I endorse Attorney Hernan for his professionalism and dedication to his clients and his craft.


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Recent Blog Postings

Arrested in Cherokee County

The Hernan Law Firm understands that it can be daunting and confusing following an arrest.  If you or a loved one has been arrested within Cherokee County, contact our office at (678) 275-4000 twenty four hours a day to learn how we can assist you through the process and provide a vigorous and zealous defense

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Supreme Court Sends DAPA Program Back to Lower Court

On June 23, 2016, a divided Supreme Court sent President Obama’s DAPA program, which would provide deferred action status for parents of United States citizens who meet certain eligibility criteria (a USCIS flyer on the program distributed before the program was delayed in court can be found at by clicking here), back to the lower court

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Arrested in Gwinnett County for Marijuana Possession

    Being arrested can be a frightening experience, especially the first time.  For many people young and old, their first encounter with going to jail comes following an arrest for possession of marijuana (referred to in Georgia as a Violation of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act or VGCSA).  Individuals arrested in Gwinnett County generally

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The Hernan Law Firm to open second office in Lawrenceville in Fall 2016

In order to expand its service offerings and accessibility to clients throughout Metro Atlanta, the Hernan Law Firm will be opening a second office in Lawrenceville in Fall 2016.  Please call our office at (678) 275-4000 for more information, and please check back at our website for announcements of the official opening date.  The Roswell

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President Obama to make announcement on executive action on immigration on Thursday, November 20 2014 at 8:00pm

The President has indicated that he will make a long awaited announcement on his plan to address the broken immigration system on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 8:00pm.  Information about the plan will be posted upon its release at www.hernanfirm.com and www.deferredactionplan.com.

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Arrested for Shoplifting in Roswell Municipal Court

Being arrested for shoplifting can be a frightening experience. A theft charge on an arrest record and a related conviction can have devastating effects on an individual’s ability to seek or maintain employment and pass background screenings. Understanding that, certain courts in Georgia have diversion programs designed to allow first time offenders to have their

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