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Languages spoken: Farsi, English

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 75%
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 25%



Hourly ($250/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Meenoo Chahbazi

    Pouria is a powerful speaker and a persuasive advocate for his clients. He's also an extremely charismatic and gifted attorney.


    Meenoo Chahbazi Civil Rights Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Ryan Alexander

    Pouria is a dedicated attorney who fights for his clients. I trust his insight, and we often call Pouria for his take on situations. If I had a personal injury case in Arizona, I would have Pouria handle it.


    Ryan Alexander Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Smith Paknejad PLC

11333 North Scottsdale Road
Suite 200
Scottsdale, AZ, 85254


AZActive 200905/25/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
A-V PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2014
Writing Award, Runner UpAmerican Bar Association2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Law PartnerSmith Paknejad PLC2013 - Present
AttorneyThomas Craven PLLC2013 - 2013
AttorneyVescio Law Firm, PC2011 - 2013
AttorneyTroncellito & Associates2010 - 2011
AttorneyAdvoco Legal Counsel2009 - 2010
Liaison To Outside CounselNETtime Solutions2008 - 2009
Law Clerk To Presiding Civil BenchArizona Superior Court, Maricopa County2007 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Phoenix Bar AssociationPresident2010 - Present
Arizona Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - 2011
Lorna E. Lockwood American Inn of CourtChairman (Programs)2010 - Present
United States District Court for the District of ArizonaAdmitted to Practice2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2005 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Personal Injury CaseSettled
Fraud and Tort Litigation CaseDefault Judgment
Residential Real Estate Deficiency AppraisalFavorable Judgment
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Publication nameTitleDate
Attorney At Law LagazineAssociation Profile: The North Phoenix Bar Association2013
Attorney-At-Law MagazineFive Good Minutes With: Judge Robert Gottsfield2010
Attorney At Law MagazineSua Sponte2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJuris DoctorN/A
Arizona State UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Meet Your Community LawyersThe Basics Of Personal Injury Law2013
Know Your Rights (Held at Arizona State University)Personal Injury Law 1012013
AxoTEDThe Power Of The English Language2013