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AV-Rated (Preeminent) in Business Law, Litigation and General Practice by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer-review System.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Business: 30%
  2. Divorce: 30%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($295/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Alexander W Powell Jr.

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  • Michael Bruce Ware

    I have known Matt Smith for a number of years and have had the opportunity to work with him in the profession. He is very talented, and has earned a good reputation in the legal community for his abilities, and professionalism.

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Contact info

OTEY SMITH & QUARLES

Busch Corporate Center
485 McLaws Circle
Williamsburg, VA, 23185

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive200906/15/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law199903/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Meritorious Service MedalUS Army2010
Defense Meritorious Service MedalU.S. Department of Defense2008
Iraq Campaign MedalU.S. Army2007
Combat Action BadgeUS Army2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct Professor of LawCollege of William & Mary Law School2010 - Present
Of CounselKaufman & Canoles, PC2006 - 2010
Judge AdvocateVirginia Amy National Guard2001 - 2010
PartnerJones Blechman Woltz & Kelly, PC1999 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Williamsburg Bar AssociationVice President2014 - Present
National Ski PatrolAlpine Patroller2008 - Present
Military Law Section, Virginia State BarChair (2010-2011)2004 - Present
Williamsburg Bar AssociationBoard Member2000 - Present
Virginia State BarActive Member1999 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationActive MemberN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawPolitical SciencePhD - Doctorate1995
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawEconomicsMA - Masters1990
Excelsior CollegeLiberal StudiesBS - Bachelor of Science1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Virginia Army National Guard Annual JAG ConferenceLegal Ethics for Military Lawyers2015