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I have worked with Dave since I started my own business about 6 years ago. I don't really use the word genius lightly but this lawyer is hands down a genius. I have referred many clients to him over the years and he has never disappointed. You definitely cannot go wrong choosing this lawyer.
Pacific West Bank uses Dave Smith for much of our legal work. Some of that work entails commercial collections, property foreclosures and filing lawsuits. Dave and his legal assistant Wendy are very quick to respond to the Bank's needs and are always open to all kinds of legal questions. Dave's office is only a few blocks away from the Bank and a very informal relationship has been developed over the years. We can drop into Dave's office unannounced and leave documents with Wendy or Dave anytime. In addition, Wendy is frequently in the Bank delivering documents. This professional informality allows the Bank to respond to our legal situations quickly. As a Chief Credit Officer, I have worked with other attorneys before from both large, downtown firms and small, local firms. Dave's overall legal knowledge and ability combined with his friendly, accessible manner makes him a highly valued resource for Pacific West Bank.
We initially hired David Smith two years ago to assist us with a complicated real estate transaction. He helped to simplify the process, went above and beyond what was necessary, and left us feeling confident about our investment. Since then, we have consulted with him a few times on other business matters and have always found his advice or actions taken to be sound decisions, and in our company's best interest.
Dave has handled several types of cases for me (dog bite, employment contract and advice on a bad debt collection.) He always kept me informed, honestly gave me his opinion on my chances of winning, was always professional in dealing with the other side. I would highly recommend him.