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Steven Richard Smith

Personal injury Attorney at Garden City, NY

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Learn Steven’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    At the Law Office of Steven R. Smith, we only handle accident and injury cases and Steven R. Smith has done so for over 30 years. We have multiple results in the millions but also take every case, large or small seriously with personal attention.

    35 years, 2,000 cases

  2. Medical malpractice

Personal Background:
Steven R. Smith was born in Queens, New York and has lived in Queens County, Kings County, Nassau County and Suffolk County. After receiving an undergraduate and masters degree in Psychology, he went on to obtain a law degree from Prestigious "St. John's University School of Law." He has given back to students there by serving as a "mock trial" Judge and hired interns to learn about the practicalities of law.

Steven started his career learning insurance personal injury defense, working for one of the most prestigious defense firms in New York. He thereafter worked for one of the finest Plaintiff's personal injury medical malpractice firms in New York before opening his own personal injury practice over twenty years ago, The Law Office of Steven R. Smith, handling only cases for people who have been injured in an accident or through medical malpractice.

While some law firms pride themselves in starting a lot of law suits, Steven knows that the clients don't want law suits; they want settlements. Steven works hard to put their case in a great position to be settled because he knows what factors the insurance company's look for and value and is therefore able to settle most cases without costly and time consuming litigation. Our Google Reviews prove how effective we are. Please see our GOOGLE reviews. We are very proud of what our actual clients have to say about our firm.

Most importantly, with over 30 years of experience exclusively in the field of auto accidents, slip and fall or trip and fall accidents, construction accidents and medical malpractice, The Law Office of Steven R. Smith knows how to get you the best results possible and we are 'aggressive attorneys, fighting for your rights." Call us now at so we can help you.

Licensed for 34 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1988
Updated 11/17/2022
State NJ
Status License Administratively Revoked
Acquired 1988
Updated 03/09/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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The Law Offices of Steven R. Smith
1050 Franklin Avenue
Suite 302
Garden City, NY, 11530-1604


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  • Contingency 33%-33%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.4 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Senior Trial Attorney
  • The Law Office of Steven R. Smith
  • 2000 - Present
  • Senior Trial Attorney
  • Pegalis & Wachsman a/k/a Pegalis & Erickson
  • 1996 - 2000
  • Senior Trial Attorney
  • Waxman, Miller & Trautwig a/k Waxman & Miller, Stanley Waxman, PC & Waxman & Wincott
  • 1986 - 1996


  • St John's University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1988
  • C.W. Post College of Long Island University
  • MS - Master of Science
  • 1983
  • C.W. Post College of Long Island University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1980
  • St. John's University
  • N/A
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  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2021
  • Listed
  • Who's Who Legal
  • 2021
  • The American Registry
  • America's Most Honored Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Listed
  • Who's Who Legal
  • 2020
  • Listed
  • Who's Who Legal
  • 2019
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Attorney endorsements

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Personal injury Attorney | Mar 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have had the pleasure of working with Steve in the past as co-workers and I continue to refer personal injury clients to him. He is a hardworking, dedicated attorney who cares about his clients and getting the best outcome for their particular situation. I highly recommend him for representation of plaintiffs in personal injury matters."
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