Our Team



Art is a true Arizona Native. He grew up in Douglas, Arizona and graduated from the University of Arizona in 1980 with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering. Art received his Juris Doctorate in 1984 and he began his law career working on Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation and Social Security cases. In 2008 he added Veterans Benefits cases to his practice.  Art has been listed as one of the best Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in Arizona every year since 2008.

Art enjoys helping out in community organizations. He is very involved with youth sports and other youth programs. He is on the board of Tucson Homeless Connect and Tucson Pima Collaboration to End Homelessness. Art and his wife, Jean, who is also an attorney in Tucson have been married since 1984 and have two wonderful sons. Art is an avid U of A basketball fan (GO CATS) and enjoys travelling and exploring new places in and out of the country.



  Karen grew up in Tucson and attended Salpointe High School and the University of Arizona. In 1978, Karen graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has worked as a Registered Nurse specializing in critical care; most recently at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix. Karen graduated with a Juris Doctorate in 1985. She specialized in civil litigation and became an Administrative Law Judge with the Industrial Commission of Arizona. Karen retired after twenty-five years on the bench and in 2016 she joined Art Gage Law. Karen specializes in workers’ Compensation, Social Security and Veterans Benefits.

Karen is actively involved in diverse organizations in the community from scouting to professional associations to Tucson Homeless Connect. She is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives, the National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates and the Arizona Association of Lawyers for Injured Workers. Karen enjoys spending time with her four children and travelling, gardening and hiking.



Meghan joined Art Gage Law in February 2012. Prior to joining the firm, she was a case manager with RESCARE workforce services. She assisted clients with the Social Security process. Meghan is not an attorney; however she has passed the examination offered by The Social Security Administration which gives her the ability to represent clients in their social security claims. She is a member of the National Association of Disability Representatives and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives.

Meghan is currently the provider coordinator for Tucson Homeless Connect. THC organizes an event twice a year at Trinity Presbyterian Church where they provide services for 250 to 300 homeless people. These services include haircuts, homeless court, and opportunities to get IDs, opportunities to get transitional and permanent housing, medical treatment, and other assistance. She is married to her husband Chris Perry; they are proud parents to five amazing children. Meghan looks forward to assisting clients with the Social Security process.