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Practice Areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 25%
    10 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    10 years
  3. Car Accidents: 25%
    10 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 15%
    10 years
  5. Workers Compensation: 10%
    10 years



Hourly ($275-350/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

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Contact Info

SmithBush, LLP

300 Courthouse Street
Post Office Drawer 1528
Leesville, LA, 71446

SmithBush, LLP

934 Third Street
Suite 1003
Alexandria, LA, 71309



DCActive 201105/24/2015
LAEligible to practice law200509/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSmithBush, LLP2008 - Present
MemberThe Smith Law Firm, L.L.P.2006 - 2008
OwnerD. Wayne Bush2005 - 2006
Association NamePosition NameDuration
District of Columbia BarLicensed to Practice2011 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2009 - Present
Louisiana Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2009 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationHouse of Delegates2009 - 2011
Louisiana Association for JusticeMember2009 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2009 - Present
Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
Acadiana Legal Services Corporation (Pro Bono Project)Board of Directors2008 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
U. S. Fifth Circuit Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Thirtieth Judicial District Bar AssociationPresident2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
United States Tax CourtLicensed to Practice2005 - Present
Baton Rouge Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State of Louisiana v. Paul Roberts, Jr., 947 So. 2d 208 (La. App. 3 Cir. 01/17/07), writ denied, 964 So. 2d 938 (La. 10/05/07)N/A
Fishback v. Sabine Parish School Board, 964 So. 2d 490 (La. App. 3 Cir. 10/03/07) *Unpublished*N/A
State Ex. Rel. D.H., 953 So. 2d 992 (La. App. 3 Cir. 03/07/07)N/A
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Paul M. Hebert School of Law, Louisiana State UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Paul M. Hebert School of Law, Louisiana State UniversityLawBachelor of Civil Laws2004
Northwestern State University of LouisianaAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science2001
Northwestern State University of LouisianaBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science2001