Debra Smith is a member of the California State Bar and is an advocate on the issue of Domestic Violence and its effects on the family. Debra A. Smith is a licensed attorney in California and New Mexico and has been specially admitted to handle cases in five other states (Texas, Tennessee, Ohio, Nevada, Michigan). She is a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum admissible only to attorneys who have tried cases with verdicts of over one million dollars ($1,000,000)."
Her firm provides competitive legal representation through its use of the latest computer technology, up-to-the-minute case law, and electronic communications, yet still enjoys the one-to-one communication between client and attorney available only in smaller, more personalized firms.
With Debra Smith, you have an attorney on your side who has years of courtroom experience, who understands the nature and effects of physical and verbal abuse, and who knows how to get her clients out of a bad situation and on to a better future. Ms. Smith has practiced for over twenty-two years in the Riverside County and Inland Empire area courts. She is familiar with local rules and procedures and has worked routinely with each of the family law judges, and most of the practicing family law attorney's in the area. Her years of experience, her knowledge of the local judges and attorneys, and the credibility she has established in each of these courts and with other lawyers, gives her client's an important advantage when their cases are either presented for hearing in court, or negotiated and settled through counsel prior to trial.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Licensed since 1986
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Jury Verdict of $1,266,983||Los Angeles County Superior Court||1996|
|Course Instructor||Death Penalty College||1994 - 1994|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Mock Trial Program||Attorney Scorer||2012 - Present|
|State Bar of New Mexico||Attorney||1996 - Present|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Trial Attorney||1986 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Attorney||1986 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Attorney||1986 - Present|
|California Public Defender's Association||Attorney - Instructor||1986 - Present|
|Riverside County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Advisory Panel, Domestic Violence Committee||Member||N/A|
|Southland University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1985|
|California State College, Bakersfield||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Riverside Medical Center||Abuse and Domestic Violence In Home||2008|
|Domestic Violence Workplace||Domestic Violence||2007|
|Social Workers Elder Abuse Seminar||Elder Abuse||2005|