Posted by a DUI & DWI client
The laws that exist to govern and maintain order in our society can often prove difficult to understand, especially for one who is not trained and unfamiliar with the legal vernacular. My first significant encounter with the law occurred approximately 6 months ago when I was involved in a DUI accident that could have ended my life and that of others. Thankfully, I was traveling alone and did not suffer any injuries other than totaling my car (minor in the large scope of things). After my accident took place, I was a nervous wreck because I was afraid that I was going to lose my job, my professional licenses, and that my public persona would be damage from one night's dumb (and I emphasize "dumb") decision. I had no idea what my next step should be and my first instinct was to call an attorney. I have heard that getting an attorney for a DUI charge was a waist of money, but nothing could have been more to the contrary in regards to Mark Smith. From the moment I first spoke with Mark, I could tell that he was a genuine person and would help me through this. Even though DUIs occur frequently, I felt that Mark treated my case as serious as a multi-millions dollar lawsuit or an extensive murder trial. He never seemed impatient and always answered the phone as well as all my questions each time I called him. He went out of his way to make sure that I was calm and to assure me that everything was going to be fine, that I would not lose my job, professional licenses, or that my reputation would not be tarnished. Mark accompanied me to my preliminary, which I know many attorneys do not do for DUI cases. Perhaps the one particular incident that really stands out in my mind was during my ARD hearing. I remember sitting in the court room feeling lost and clueless to what I was supposed to do and what would happen next. I sat there for several hours and watched numerous attorneys come into the court room, find their client, mumble a few words, exchange a few papers, and then left for the rest of the day! The clients were left there all alone with a look of confusion on their faces. Mark, yet again impressed me. He stood by my side for duration of the hearing and explained every piece of paper that I had in front of me. He also answered questions from a few other people who sat next to me, which I knew he did not have to do.
The above mentioned description of my account with the law and my experience with seeking out professional legal advice, is a minor representation of Mark A. Smith's exemplary and diligent efforts to ensure that each client receives correct and fair treatment. I could not have asked for a better attorney to have helped guide me through my matters, no matter how big or small they may have been.
Thank you once again Mark.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client
Mark helped me out during a difficult time in my life. I was scared and he always assured me that everything would be ok; and it was, because of his knowledge and expertise of the law! I would highly recommend Mark to anyone in need of a kind and professional attorney!
Posted by Kathleen
Mr Smith represented me on a dispute issue. I was very upset over this situation and he made me feel at ease. He was patient and understanding and very professional while in court. My case was resolved to my satisfaction and if I ever need counsel in the future I will definitely call Mr Smith.
Posted by Linda
Mark Smith represented me for a traffic violation. His thorough review of my case and his explanation of the proceedings and possible outcomes helped to ease my anxiety. He was professional in my representation and knowledgeable regarding the law. After the proceeding, he answered all of my questions regarding my case. I will definitely use Mark Smith if I ever need legal representation in the future.
Posted by Mylyssa
Mark Smith has been amazing to work with in every possible way. He is patient and easy to talk to, never making you feel as though your questions and concerns are a bother to him, which I've experienced with every other attorney I've worked with. He takes his time to answer my questions thoroughly, responds to phone calls and e-mails almost always on the same day and keeps me updated about the case every step of the way.
Mark's knowledge of the law and court proceedings are great. He never pressures me into doing one thing and has different options to go about things, always taking the time to explain them all and the possible outcome of each.
I can say without a doubt that if all attorneys were like Mark Smith, they wouldn't have the reputation they do now.