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John Arthur Smitten

John Arthur Smitten

Practice areas:

Family, General Practice

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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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Family: 80%
  2. General Practice: 20%



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

30 total 

  • Michael Patrick Loberg

    John has been an outstanding member of our legal community for many years. He is well respected by his peers and he works hard for his clients. I endorse this lawyer.


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    Jerome Williams Family Attorney
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Contact Info

Carey and Leisure

622 Bypass Drive, Suite 100
Clearwater, FL, 33764



FLMember in Good Standing199708/12/2015
NYCurrently registered 199703/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Paul Harris Fellowship AwardRotary Club of Clearwater, Florida2014

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateCarey and Leisure2014 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorSt. Petersburg College2008 - 2014
PartnerMcGuire Law Offices1996 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Clearwater Bar AssociationMemberN/A
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
David Farmer vs Mark Baker, et al.Successful verdict for Plaintiff

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
State University of New York at BuffaloPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1991

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
St. Petersburg College - HEC CampusTeach Family Law each semester at the college2008