We take care of business.




Emory University, J.D., 1982
George Washington University, B.A., 1978

Bar Admissions:

Georgia, 1982; District of Columbia, 1984


State Bar of Georgia; Atlanta Bar Association; American Bar Association;  Atlanta Estate Planning Council; North Atlanta Tax Council; Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta - Endowment Professional Advisory Committee


Joel S. Arogeti has over 33 years of experience in business law and is a talented and effective advisor and counselor to business owners and their companies. Joel joined Kitchens Kelley Gaynes, P.C. as a shareholder in 1996, and his practice concentrates in the areas of business law and estate planning, where he also serves as its Chief Executive Officer and President. Joel is a member of the Board of Directors of National Bank of Commerce (NCOM).  Joel was a charter member of Private Bank of Buckhead's (PBB) Board of Directors, its Audit, Loan, ALCO and Executive Committees.  An undergraduate of George Washington University, he worked for Congressman Elliott H. Levitas both in Washington, DC, and Decatur, Georgia. After graduating from Emory University’s School of Law, Joel worked as an enforcement attorney for the Securities and Exchange Commission (S.E.C.) in Miami, Florida and worked for the Dickstein Shapiro & Morin law firm in Washington D.C.   Joel returned to Atlanta to work with Frankel Hardwick, Tanenbaum & Fink, P.C. and became a shareholder of that firm. In addition to his active business law and estate planning practice, Joel is sought out to serve as a FINRA arbitrator of securities disputes and has served as private arbitrator on behalf of S.E.C. Joel is a member of the American, Georgia and Atlanta Bar Associations, the Atlanta Estate Planning Council and the North Atlanta Tax Council. Joel’s community involvement includes participating in Leadership Atlanta’s Class of 2008.  Joel currently serves as Chair of the Board of  The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta and Board member of  The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta.  Joel also chaired the Board of Directors for Hosea Feed the Hungry & Homeless and has served as Past President and Board Member of Congregation Or VeShalom, The Epstein School Board, The Louis Kahn Group Home, the Atlanta Chapter of the American Jewish Committee and Hillels of Georgia.