John Arthur Smitten

John Arthur Smitten

Family Law Attorney

Clearwater, FL





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About Me

I have been a resident of Pinellas County FLorida since 1997.  In addition to practicing law full time I also teach at St. Petersburg College.  I enjoy playing tennis, running, and golf.  I have been married since 1996.  I also spend my spare time doing pro bono legal work. 

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Client Reviews

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Child Support

Posted by: Brenda 24 days ago.

John explained to me clearly at our first meeting what options I had, what to expect as far as expenses and time. When I had questions his paralegal...

Awful Experience!!!

Posted by: a Child Support client 4 months ago.

I was low income & he was the only one that accepted it at the time. I had a consult for modification of child support, at first he made me feel...
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Hovanes Margarian
Hovanes Margarian

Glendale, CA

2 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

28 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse John. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
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1997 License Status: Member in Good Standing for the state of Florida.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/14/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1996 – present

McGuire Law Offices


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1995 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Thomas M. Cooley Law School


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American Bar Association

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Speaking Engagements

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2008 Teach Family Law each semester at the college

at St. Petersburg College - HEC Campus