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Michael Owen Smith

Practice areas:

Workers Compensation, Personal Injury, Social Security, Wrongful Death

About Me

Attorney Smith is a successful personal injury attorney who has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his client over the course of his legal career.  He obtained his Bachelors Degree from Boston University School of Management in 1992.  He then obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree from Suffolk University School of Law in 1999.  Attorney Smith has been practicing law for over 15 years and has over 25 years of experience in the Legal Field.  We was an insurance claims manager prior to becoming an attorney.  He has worked in a General Practice as well as a large Boston Plaintiff Lawfirm as an associate before starting his own law firm.


Attorney Smith and his team specialize in representing individuals who are involved in personal injury matters.  We offer free consultations.  There is no fee to you as the client unless we are successful in obtaining a recovery on your behalf.  In addition to consultations at our office, we are willing to meet with you for a free consultation at your residence of a location convenient to you. 


 

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Languages Spoken: Portuguese, Spanish, Khmer

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Personal Injury: 40%
  2. Workers Compensation: 40%
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%
  4. Social Security: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

69 total 

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Smith. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I want all people to contact him for help.

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    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Brice Newell

    I endorse Michael. He is well respected among fellow lawyers.

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    James Newell Business Attorney
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Contact Info

Law Offices of Michael O. Smith

15 Broad Street, Suite 800
Boston, MA, 02109

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive199904/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Contributor LevelAVVO2013
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2013
Excellent Rating BadgeAVVO2013
Honorable Mention - Legal WritingSuffolk University Law School1998
Cum Laude - Marketing Degree MajorBoston University1992

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney / FounderLaw Offices of Michael O. Smith2013 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices Of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC2011 - 2013
AttorneyMarcotte Law Firm2001 - 2011
AttorneyMurphy & Beane1999 - 2001
Claims ManagerMurphy & Beane1993 - 1999

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Glassman LawDirector of WC Department2011 - 2013
Marcotte LawManager / Associate of SSDI Dept2001 - 2010
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member1999 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationAttorney Member1999 - Present
Massachusetts Academy of Trial AttorneysAttorney Member1999 - Present
Injured Workers' AdvocatesAttorney1999 - Present
Self Insured Employers AssociationManager1993 - 2000

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Motor vehicle accident caseMediated and settled for $250,000.00
slip and fallSettled for $215,000
Workers compensation caseSettled for $250,000.00

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Massachusetts Lawyers WeeklySullivan Vs. AIG2014
Boston Workers Compensation BlogBlog page2014
MA WC Hearing DecisionsO'Dette v Zurich2012
MA WC DecisionsLeite v. WC Trust Fund2011

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Boston UniversityBusiness ManagementBS - Bachelor of Science1992
Winchester High School, MAN/AUnknownN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Claims MeetingSuccessful engagement of new clients2011
Review of ClaimsWorkers Compensation Defense1999
BostonHow to handle WC claims for self insured employersN/A