PRIMARY PRACTICE AREAS:
- Workers' Compensation
- Federal Longshore and Harbors' Compensation
Mr. Smith primarily handles workers compensation claims and claims arising under the Federal Longshore and Harbors Compensation Act. He has been designated an AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell, the most authoritative and widely consulted directory of lawyers in the United States. Moreover, he also has been recognized as one of Tampa Bays Top Lawyers in Tampa Bay Magazine.
Mr. Smith received a Bachelors Degree from the High Point College in 1970. He then earned his law degree from Stetsons College of Law in 1974. He was admitted to the Florida Bar the same year.
High Point College (B.A. 1970)
Stetson University College of Law (J.D. 1974)
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Federal Longshore and Harbors Compensation
Florida Bar (admitted 1974)
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Supreme Court of the United States of America
Workers Compensation Section of the Florida Bar
St. Petersburg Bar Association
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Designated an AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell
One of Tampa Bays Top Lawyers in the July/August issue of Tampa Bay Magazine
PRIOR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Frequent lecturer/instructor of many Continuing Education Courses provided to adjusters and insurance professionals.