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Jeffrey L Smoot

Jeffrey Smoot’s Legal Cases

13 total


  • NACM v. Contractor

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Outcome:
    Arbitration Award in Favor of Defendant
    Description:
    Subcontractor sued general contractor for breach of contract and quantum meruit damages; obtained arbitration award in favor of defendant including award of reasonable attorney fees
  • Confidential

    Practice Area:
    Discrimination
    Outcome:
    Successful Mediation of Race Discrimination Claim
    Description:
    Identities of parties and settlement terms subject to confidentiality agreement
  • Chase v. Smith

    Practice Area:
    Foreclosure
    Outcome:
    Rescission of Mortgage Loan for TILA Violations
    Description:
    Victim of predatory lending sought to avoid foreclosure of residence; evidence of predatory lending and mortgage fraud by loan originator and numerous TILA violations persuaded lender to agree to rescission of loan without necessity of filing lawsuit or bankruptcy
  • Dent v. I-5 Motors, Inc., et al.

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Outcome:
    Dismissal of All Claims at Summary Judgment
    Description:
    Plaintiff alleged fraud and consumer protection act claims against various defendants relating to luxury used car purchase; obtained dismissal of my client from the case on motion for summary judgment challenging sufficiency of plaintiff's evidence of fraud
  • K.L. v. AT&T

    Practice Area:
    Employee Benefits
    Outcome:
    Successful Appeal of Denial of ERISA Benefits
    Description:
    Petitioner was denied extension of COBRA benefits by former spouse's ERISA plan administrator; upon appeal, benefits were reinstated retroactively to date of application
  • In re Buck's

    Practice Area:
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Outcome:
    Dismissal of Involuntary Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Description:
    Debtor was held vicariously liable for manager's misconduct toward female employees; judgment creditors filed involuntary chapter 11 against debtor; negotiated settlement of judgment and obtained dismissal of chapter 11 case allowing debtor to remain in business
  • Estate of B.

    Practice Area:
    Probate
    Outcome:
    Settled
    Description:
    Successful mediation of probate estate's $1 million claim involving contract dispute and undue influence.
  • JF v. Cold Stone

    Practice Area:
    Debt Collection
    Outcome:
    Dismissal of Writ and Award of Fees
    Description:
    Successfully defended garnishee defendant against improperly served writ of garnishment and untimely controversion of answer; awarded attorney's fees
  • In re W.

    Practice Area:
    Bankruptcy & Debt
    Outcome:
    Plan confirmed
    Description:
    Chapter 12 bankruptcy case for commercial fisherman; believed to be the first family fisherman chapter 12 plan confirmed in the Western District of Washington; plan included agreed loan modification and strip off of unsecured lien holders.
  • In re Woodall

    Practice Area:
    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    Date:
    Nov 09, 2012
    Outcome:
    Recovered over $207,000 for benefit of creditors
    Description:
    Representing bankruptcy trustee in investigation and recovery of assets in chapter 7 case