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Leslie K Smith

Leslie K Smith

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Juvenile, Administrative Law

About Me

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    11 years
  2. Juvenile: 30%
    7 years
  3. Administrative Law: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Leslie. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

701 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY, 40202

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
KYAuthorized to practice law200403/24/2014

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Juvenile Justice AwardKentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2011
John S. Greenbaum Public Service AwardUniversity of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law2003
Judge Lawrence P. Grauman Memorial ScholarshipUniversity of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law2002
Best Senior Honors Thesis in College of Arts & SciencesUniversity of Louisville, College of Arts & Sciences2001

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLeslie K Smith, Attorney at Law2013 - Present
Staff AttorneyLouisville Metro Public Defender2004 - 2013

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kentucky Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
• Commonwealth v. Young (Jury Trial)Not Guilty (both counts)
• T.P. v. Williams (Writ of Habeas Corpus)Writ granted (child released from Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center)
• B.M. v. Williams (Writ of Habeas Corpus)Writ granted in part as to improper incarceration for contempt and denied in part as to commitment to Cabinet (client released from Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center)

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of LouisvilleLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of LouisvillePolitical Science, summa cum laudeBA - Bachelor of Arts2001