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Jesse W Smith

Personal injury Attorney at Gainesville, FL

5.0   2 reviews
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2007
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Jesse

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Jesse Smith joined the firm of Glassman & Zissimopulos after a diverse legal career in the public and private sectors. A native of Gainesville, Florida, Jesse graduated with honors from the University of Florida in 2002 before attending law school at the University of Maryland. Prior to receiving his J.D. Jesse interned with both the Office of the State’s Attorney in Gainesville, and the Office of the Federal Public in Baltimore, Maryland.
Jesse has served as an Assistant State’s Attorney, prosecuting a variety of criminal cases, on behalf of the State of Florida. He has also worked as a criminal defense attorney and has represented defendants throughout the State of Florida facing a host of criminal charges including Driving Under the Influence, Drug Trafficking, Sexual Battery, and Attempted Murder.
Jesse also has broad civil litigation experience in the areas of contracts, employment, civil rights, administrative actions, licensure defense, forfeiture, and personal injury. He has authored and argued appeals in State and Federal Court in criminal, civil, and administrative matters.
As a member of Glassman & Zissimopulos, Jesse Smith focuses the majority of his practice on helping persons who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall accidents, and as the result of medical malpractice.

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804 NW 16th Avenue
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Gainesville, FL, 32601


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Posted by anonymous | September 20, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Jesse is great!
Jesse cares about his clients and he is really good at what he does. I hired him to defend my case and I'm very satisfied with the result. He helped me turn my life around and I'm forever grateful for his help.
Posted by anonymous | May 13, 2015
Honest Man
Jesse is an honest and straight forward attorney. He answered questions when asked, made himself available when I needed him and argued for the truth. I'm thankful he was my attorney and I would refer anyone I know to him.


  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
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AVVO RATING 7.9 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Associate
  • Glassman & Zissimopulos
  • 2019 - Present
  • Associate
  • Musca Law
  • 2017 - 2019
  • Associate
  • Avera & Smith, LLP
  • 2008 - 2017
  • Assistant State's Attorney
  • Office Of The State Attorney, 8th Judicial Circuit
  • 2006 - 2008
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  • University of Maryland School of Law
  • 2006
  • University of Florida
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2002


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • 2011 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • 2009 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • 2009 - Present
  • Eighth Circuit Bar Association
  • 2006 - Present
  • James C. Adkins, Jr. American Inn of Court
  • 2009 - 2014
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2009 - 2017
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

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Personal injury Attorney | Apr 14
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer in both the areas of personal injury and criminal defense. Jesse works tirelessly for all of his clients."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 29
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. He has a great work ethic and resolves matters timely, thoroughly, and effectively. He is available to his clients and cares about getting the best possible outcome for them."

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Gainesville Personal injury Lawyer Jesse W Smith
Jesse W Smith
Personal injury Attorney
Gainesville, FL
Licensed for 16 years
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