What We Do

Our expertise is in:

  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • International Law

Criminal Law

Areas of Practice:

  • Federal Criminal Defense
  • Official Misconduct
  • Crime Victim Litigation
  • Civil Rights Violations

Criminal law involves not only representing the criminally accused, but also involves representing people who were not accused of a crime, but have litigation needs related criminal law. This includes representing crime victims and law enforcement offers.  People on all sides of the criminal justice system, will at times find themselves victimized or treated. Mr. Smith continues to represent a wide range of individuals including the accused, people with civil rights claims, and members of law enforcement treated unfairly by the system.

Civil Litigation

Areas of Practice:

  • Civil rights violations
  • Official Misconduct
  • Harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Hostile Environment
  • Negligent injuries

The firm has over thirty years of civil litigation experience involving the pursuit of money-damages and equitable-relief for individuals who have been wronged or injured through negligence, recklessness or intentional misconduct. Civil litigation requires the filing of lawsuits, legal motions, depositions, investigation, and jury trials. The firm has the capability and resources to see a case through to completion. While many civil cases are settled out-of-court, one can never rely upon this, and a civil case must be pursued with the aim of litigating the case to finality through the trial court and possibly even courts of appeal. Even when cases are settled out-of-court, it is often after months or years of hard fought litigation.

International Law

Areas of Practice:

  • Defense for foreign nationals in the US
  • Consulting international criminal law
  • Trans-national civil litigation
  • International investigations
  • International criminal law

Mr. Smith has significant experience in international criminal law, having trained and worked internationally with attorneys, judges, and law-enforcement from the Middle East, Persia, Afghanistan, and Africa. Having represented, advised, and counseled scores of international clients, the firm has the capability, experience and resources necessary to provide strong representation when legal challenges extend across international borders.