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Harris W Gilbert

About me

Mr. Gilbert and his law partner Andrew J. Smallman opened the Law Offices of Gilbert & Smallman PLLC with a vision of helping the individual.  With prior experience at a civil defense firm and at the public defender's office Mr. Gilbert has the knowledge and experience you need from your lawyer.  The firm of Gilbert & Smallman also features experienced Civil Litigator Ryan Tables as of counsel.


When you call the Law Offices of Gilbert & Smallman you will talk directly to your lawyer. Our clients have direct access to us at all times.  We understand that as a client you want to be kept informed and speak to your lawyer.  We have offices conveniently located in Miami, North Miami, Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee.  We offer free consultations 24/7.  


Mr. Gilbert is currently available for consultation in the areas of personal injury, car/auto accidents, wrongful death, medical malpractice, Probate Administration & Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, criminal defense and dui/traffic tickets,  He is licensed to handle cases within the State of Florida as well as in Federal District Court in the Southern District of Florida. His priority is fighting for your rights.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    13 years, 150 cases
  2. Real Estate: 15%
    13 years
  3. Probate: 15%
    13 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    13 years, 3 thousand cases
  5. Speeding Ticket: 10%
    13 years



Hourly ($150-350/hour), contingent (33-40%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • David Alan Wolf

    Harris Gilbert is an excellent personal injury attorney who understands the intricacies and challenges of these cases. He is an advocate who serves the interests of his clients in a professional, consistent, and zealous manner.


    David Wolf Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Terrence James O'Sullivan

    I have known Harris for most of his career. We represented a few co-defendants a while back and I was very impressed with his legal knowledge and ability to think outside the box. There is no doubt that Harris thinks outside the box to get excellent results for his clients.


    Terrence O'Sullivan Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

12550 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 800
North Miami, FL, 33181


FLMember in Good Standing200306/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2010 Florida Rising StarsFlorida Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
Hat Trick AwardBroward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGilbert & Smallman PLLC2005 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderBroward County Public Defender's Office2003 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Miami chapter)N/A2012 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationMember2010 - Present
Miami-Dade County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
Broward Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Marcel ThompsonNOT GUILTY
Speeding Ticket DismissedSpeeding Ticket Dismissed
DUI Dismissed before TrialCase Dismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of FloridaBusiness AdministrationOther - Bachelors2000