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Grasford Washington Smith Jr.

Grasford Washington Smith Jr.

Practice areas:

Litigation, Contracts & Agreements, Mediation, Arbitration, Consumer Protection, Government, Personal Injury, International Law

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
  3. Arbitration: 10%
  4. Mediation: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
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Contact Info

Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, PA

505 South Flagler Dr.
West Palm Beach, FL, 33401

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200805/07/2015
NYCurrently registered 200603/13/2015
DCInactive 200705/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100National Black Lawyers2015
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
"South Florida's Most Powerful Black Professionals in Business"Legacy Palm Beach Magazine2013
Named To The "40 Best Advocates Under 40 Years of Age"National Bar Association2011
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2011
Named as one of South Florida's 40 under 40 LeadersLegacy Magazine2011
Member of the YearF. Malcolm Cunningham Sr. Bar Association2011
Rising StarIcaba2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerJones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, PA2013 - Present
Business Litigation AttorneyRichman Greer, PA2010 - Present
Business Litigation AttorneySquire Sanders & Dempsey, LLP2008 - 2010
General Litigation AssociateSkadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom2005 - 2008

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Urban League of Palm Beach CountyGeneral Counsel (Pro bono)2013 - Present
Florida Bar Leadership AcademyAcademy Fellow2013 - 2014
Ali's AllianceGeneral Counsel (Pro bono)2012 - Present
Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach CountyBoard of Directors2010 - Present
F. Malcolm Cunningham Sr. Bar AssociationFormer President2010 - 2011

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Daily Business ReviewBusinesses May Face More Lawsuits After Ruling2013
Daily Business ReviewTort of Malicious Prosecution Questioned in Cases2012
Hope's Promise PublishingProfiles & Essays of Successful African American Law School Applicants2003

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School Of LawLawlaw2005
Florida State UniversityManagement Information SystemsBS - Bachelor of Science2002

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Palm Beach County Bar Association Judicial Luncheon SeriesEvidentiary Foundation and Objections/Preserving Objections for Appeal2013
Palm Beach County Bar Association Judicial Luncheon SeriesCivil Motion Practice and Discovery Violations2013
Judicial Luncheon SeriesGood Courtroom Practice2013
Ask An Attorney ForumLegal Experts Addressing Legal Questions From Small Businesses2013
Urban League of Palm Beach CountyGraduation Recognition Reception2012
State of the Black Business ForumJob Creation and Innovation2012
Urban League Young Professionals of Palm Beach CountyElectoral Hall Forum2010
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationDiversity Summit2009