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Francis M Smith

Francis M Smith

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Slip and Fall Accident, Brain Injury, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Wrongful Death

About Me

How to Find a Personal Injury Attorney When Seriously Injured in New Jersey

Through my website, NJ Personal Injury blog and videos, I provide serious injured victims with information they need to learn how personal injury cases work in NJ.

You can make better decisions as your case develops and can contribute to presenting a strong case when you have been informed and educated about the legal process.

Download my FREE books on buying automobile insurance in NJ from my website. Just fill out the form on the right of the page to get an immediate download.

Read the educational articles in my blog regarding injury and accident cases to better understand your situation. The articles and videos help explain all aspects of accident lawsuits in NJ. 

All of this information is available to you free, before you contact me by phone or email. When taking the time and educating yourself about the legal process, you will make better choices in your selection of representation and help build a stronger case.

Visit Frank Smith’s educational personal injury website by clicking here.

Francis M. Smith, Esq.

Phone: 908-233-5800






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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Car Accidents: 50%
    36 years
  2. Slip and Fall Accident: 35%
    36 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 5%
    36 years
  4. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 5%
    36 years
  5. Brain Injury: 5%
    36 years



Contingent (30-33%)

Attorney Endorsements

17 total 

  • John M. DeProspo

    Attorney Smith is a skilled, dedicated lawyer who provides great answers to Avvo users. I fully endorse him.


    John DeProspo Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gerald D Siegel

    Frank smith is a first rate personal injury trial lawyer who I have known for many years. He is very knowledgeable and does a great job for his clients. I endorse this lawyer.


    Gerald Siegel Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2014
Life MemberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Life MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2008
FellowLitigation Counsel of AmericaN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerFrancis M. Smith,Esq. P.C.1996 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Crime Victim Bar AssociationAttorney Member2000 - Present
Chief Justice Hughes Inn of CourtBarrister1998 - Present
Union County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1982 - Present
New Jersey Association for JusticeBoard of Governors1978 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationAuto Reparations Committee1976 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Motorcycle accident, fractured leg$200,000 - policy limits paid

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Creighton University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976