A. Russell Smith

A. Russell Smith

Criminal Defense Attorney
Jacksonville, FL




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About Me

A. Russell Smith is engaged in a trial practice, with emphasis in the areas of criminal defense in the Florida and Federal Courts and complex family litigation. Mr. Smith graduated from the University of South Florida in 1976, and received his Juris Doctor degree from the Spessard Holland Law Center at the University of Florida in 1979. He began his legal career in the Office of the Public...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

Showing 2 of 6 client reviews

Great Lawyer - DUI

Posted by: a DUI client over 5 years ago.

Russell Smith is whom I would consider to be the best attorney in the State of Florida. He does not accept "No" for an answer, always does...

This guy is Good!

Posted by: a client almost 5 years ago.

He's not cheap, but he could walk into any court room and convince ANY judge the sky is falling. Watch his work, he can do the impossible. Don't...
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Showing 2 of 13 peer endorsements

Jeffrey Nicholas Ivashuk
Jeffrey Ivashuk

Fort Lauderdale, FL

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
Stephen Bernard Kelly Jr.
Stephen Kelly

Jacksonville, FL

10 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Smith is a true professional and a pillar in the Jacksonville legal community.
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1980 License Status: Member in Good Standing for the state of Florida.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/21/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

Showing 1 of 4 job entries
2006 – present

Smith and Haine, P.A.


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1979 Juris Doctor in Law

University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law


Showing 1 of 5 awards

2011 AV Rated

Martindale Hubbell


Showing 1 of 9 association entries

2003- present Master

Florida Family Law Inn of Court

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Showing 1 of 1 publication

1997 Ethical Problems Facing the Small Practice

Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 3 occasions

2009 Showcase on Sentencing

at Showcase on Sentencing

2008 Ethical Issues in Jury Selection

at NACDL 2008 Fall Meeting

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