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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    12 years
  2. Juvenile: 30%
    8 years
  3. Administrative Law: 10%

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Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Bradley Dale Clark

    Leslie fights hard for her clients and is unshakable in their defense. Creative, original, and zealous. I endorse Leslie Smith.

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    Bradley Clark Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Leslie. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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Contact info

701 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY, 40202

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
KYAuthorized to practice law200408/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Juvenile Justice AwardKentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2011
John S. Greenbaum Public Service AwardUniversity of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law2003
Judge Lawrence P. Grauman Memorial ScholarshipUniversity of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law2002
Best Senior Honors Thesis in College of Arts & SciencesUniversity of Louisville, College of Arts & Sciences2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLeslie K Smith, Attorney at Law2013 - Present
Staff AttorneyLouisville Metro Public Defender2004 - 2013
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Kentucky Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
• Commonwealth v. Young (Jury Trial)Not Guilty (both counts)
• T.P. v. Williams (Writ of Habeas Corpus)Writ granted (child released from Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center)
• Commonwealth v. R.W. (Pretrial Dismissal: Bad Identification)Dismissed
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvilleLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvillePolitical Science, summa cum laudeBA - Bachelor of Arts2001