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I am an Irvine-based lawyer here to help you with your criminal appeal, state or federal writ petition, or other post-trial briefs. I love my work, and I think you will too.


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Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 80%
    1 year
  2. Unspecified: 20%



Hourly ($325/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Evan Donald Beecher

    Kyle Smith is an attorney known for paying attention to detail and striving to provide the best result for his clients. I would not hesitate to refer a matter Kyle.


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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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Contact info

Kyle D. Smith, Attorney at Law

5405 Alton Parkway
Suite A-348
Irvine, CA, 92604


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Dean's ListMcGeorge School of Law2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Sole PractitionerKyle D. Smith, Attorney at Law2012 - Present
Associate AttorneyAlvarez-Glasman & Colvin2011 - 2012
Judicial ExternU.S. Court Of Appeals, 9th Circuit2010 - 2010
Law ClerkPacific Legal Foundation2009 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2015 - Present
California Appellate Defense CounselMember2014 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. Arevalo, Case No. G047523 (Cal.App., 4th Dist., Div. 3, 2014).Conviction fully reversed.
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Publication nameTitleDate
JD BloggerHow my law firm website got to 12,000 visitors per month.2014
The Guide to California Workplace Rights: A Law Blog.Sexual Harassment Law in California: The Ultimate Guide.2014
Westlaw Journal EnvironmentalLaws of the Solar City: How to Avoid "Solar Spats"2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Northern Arizona UniversityAmerican Political StudiesBS - Bachelor of Science2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
People v. R.G.Oral Argument before California Court of Appeals2014
People v. M.P.Oral Argument before California Court of Appeals2014
People v. P.A.Oral Argument before California Court of Appeals2013