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Ian Russell Smith

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  1. HOA - Civic Association Real Estate Law

    Posted by a client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Ian Smith.
    • I hired Ian 1-3 years ago.

    Attorney Ian Smith has successfully handled a matter for our subdivision civic association of almost 400 homes since 2011 and recently won a significant decision. His attention to detail and meeting deadlines over a long battle with various twists and turns was simply the product of hard work, attention to the letter of the law and not being distracted by frivolous distractions along the way.

    I would highly recommend his services for any matter whether it be real estate related or other. He is client oriented but does not hesitate to advise if the client is legally wrong in his/her approach to the matter at hand. A bright young lawyer who has a good future in the practice of law.

  2. Attorney Ian Smith

    Posted by a Employment client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Ian Smith.
    • I hired Ian 1-3 years ago.
    • Ian handled my Employment / Labor matter.

    Attorney Ian Smith did an excellent job handling a lawsuit filed by one of our employees. He was easy to work with, hard-working, professional and always kept us updated on the status of the case.

  3. Very Responsive

    Posted by a Discrimination client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Ian Smith.
    • I hired Ian 1-3 years ago.
    • Ian handled my Discrimination matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    On two different occasions Ian successfully represented our company against discrimination charges brought by long-term employees whose contracts were not renewed. In a timely manner, Ian prepared himself to understand the uniqueness of our organization. He was always accessible and responsive to the needs of those who had never experienced the process of having federal charges filed against them. Ian's communication style with employees, as he prepared them for depositions was greatly appreciated.
    I hope we can work together again.

  4. A well prepared attorney.

    Posted by a Employment client,
    Overall rating
     Good
    Trustworthy
     Good
    Responsive
     Good
    Knowledgeable
     Good
    Kept me informed
     Good
    • I recommend Ian Smith.
    • I hired Ian more than 3 years ago.
    • Ian handled my Employment / Labor matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    An employee filed an EEOC discrimination claim against the employer regarding alleged disabilities that were ignored by the employer, retaliation against the employee for having alleged disabilities and a variety of additional unsubstantiated claims. Mr. Smith was very thorough in his investigation of the documentation and preparation for the deposition.
    The disgruntled employee presented a laundry list of allegations in an EEOC complaint which required significant research and background information. During depositions Mr. Smith was presented with a witness for the employer who could not bring her/himself to say anything negative about the employee which would support the employers case. Given this impediment, Mr. Smith was able to re-form his questions enabling the witness to provide the answers to support the employers case.
    The case was ultimately dismissed in summary judgement with prejudice.

  5. Ian Smith is an Excellent Attorney

    Posted by Steve, a Civil Rights client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Ian Smith.
    • I hired Ian more than 3 years ago.
    • Ian handled my Civil Rights matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I have found Ian Smith an excellent attorny. He possesses a very sharp intellect. He is responsive, respectful and efficient in his communications and made himself available consistently.
    I recommend Ian without reservation. I'm sure he and I will do business again.