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Kurt A. Smith

Family Attorney at Henderson, NV

4.5   45 reviews
Virtual consultation available
Virtual consultation available
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State NV
    Acquired 2007
    Status
    Active Lawyer disciplined by state licensing authority in 2018

About Kurt

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SMITH LEGAL GROUP PROVIDES EXPERT-LEVEL SERVICES FOR ALL FAMILY LAW CASES. HELP IS ONE CALL AWAY!

I first moved to Nevada in 1991 and have lived here exclusively since 2001.  I have been married for 20 years and have three children.  My oldest child just started college and I have a Junior in High School and an eighth grader.  My family is the most important thing in the world to me and I work very hard to protect my clients' families, just as I would if it were my own. 

Awards

Client's Choice 2017,2016,2015,2014
Client's Choice
2017 2016 2015 + 1 ...

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Location

Smith Legal Group
1701 N. Green Valley Parkway
Suite 8E
Henderson, NV, 89074

Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
  45 customer reviews
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Client's Choice 2017
Client's Choice
Client's Choice is an Avvo award granted to attorneys with a significant number of client reviews over 4 stars in a given year.
Posted by Debby | August 24, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Smith Legal Group
There was several reasons I chose to call Smith Legal Group for help. The number one reason was there willingness to work with me on my hours of availability. During the intinal consultation, I knew I wanted Smith Legal Group fighting for me. I felt the whole office as a team each one doing their part to help me. Unfortunately at this time I don't have a case but the whole team at Smith Legal Group did everything they could for me. Thank you Mr. Smith,Gary, especially Pattie and I am so sorry I didn't take note of your name the receptionist at the front desk.
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Response from Kurt Smith October 29, 2019
The receptionist's name is Kelley, although she prefers receiption-artist. And you are correct. She is equally amazing.
Posted by Henry | August 15, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Stellar Representation at Reasonable Pricing
So far Kurt & his team have been doing a great job with their preparation & representation. I can sleep a lot easier now knowing that he's not only an expert and a true artist in his craft, but he's also a realist and will not make promises he can't keep or speculate on what a judge might do...and he will help keep your focus on what's right for your case & your family. I think a few of the bad reviews I've seen are pure sour grapes where people didn't pay for his well-earned services or can't understand a successful lawyer like his can't always get back to you at the drop of a dime any time you want, or simply don't follow his advice and it costs them. Or sensitive personalities who don't like hearing his frank & blunt candor. I DO appreciate it, because it helps ME. Thank you Kurt. Kurt doesn't yell, hot-dog & grand-stand like these typical lawyers. He is above that and it shows that he's earned the respect of lawyers & judges alike. He's calm, cool, collected -- yet will represent with the best of them. I'm so grateful that Kurt Smith & his team were referred to me. KURT, KELLEY, PATTIE & EVERYONE ELSE -- Thank you from the very bottom of my heart for your stellar help so far. These cases can be very ugly and hurtful as I have learned and he's been the beacon of hope for moving towards what's right for my family, while keeping it real. To the reviewer that complained that he yawned during consultation -- this man just worked on my response that we were forced to file at the last minute all the way to 3:43am this morning, and still showed up at 9am hearing with me and met w/ me later inpromptu when I dropped in his office @ 5pm the same day. I can certainly be empathetic if he's yawning or tired...he's a workaholic machine with many complicated cases, yet WORTH EVERY PENNY IF YOU ARE SERIOUS ABOUT PROTECTING YOUR FAMILY. His transparent rates on the billing statements are very fair in my opinion. They do NOT nickel and dime you and offer flat-fee retainer agreements which can actually save you a ton of money while getting amazing representation. A true good businessman who's compassionate and employs like-minded ppl. Kurt & team have earned a family lawyer from us for life and I I am beyond grateful for his help and very hopeful for the future of my loved ones.
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 300-450 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 6.3 (Good)

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2018.

Public Reprimand issued in NV, 2018
updated on 12/07/2018

Public reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

Work Experience

  • Attorney/Owner
  • Smith Legal Group
  • 2011 - Present
  • Attorney/Partner
  • Smith & Kim Attorneys at Law
  • 2009 - 2011
  • Associate
  • Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll
  • 2006 - 2009

Education

  • William S. Boyd School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • University of Nevada
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1999

Associations

  • Nevada State Bar
  • attorney member
  • 2007 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Honors and Awards

  • Client Choice Award
  • AVVO
  • 2014

Speaking Engagements

  • Family Law Education Course
  • Family Law
  • 2007

Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (8)
Endorse Kurt
Family Attorney | Jun 21
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Kurt is a knowledgeable and compassionate attorney who zealously advocates for his client. As opposing counsel, Kurt always promptly responded to my calls and worked toward resolution."
Family Attorney | Aug 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse Mr. Smith. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who produces great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact him first."
Family Attorney | Jul 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Intelligent and compassionate with superior communication skills."
Family Attorney | Apr 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Quality representation and exceptional attentiveness to clients."
Family Attorney | Mar 17
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Mr. Smith is a highly skilled and competent attorney. He is courteous and professional and does an excellent job zealously representing his clients. He his a credit to our profession and I am pleased to call him my friend and colleague."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 15
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 12
Relationship: Other
"Great representation. I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
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Henderson Family Lawyer Kurt A. Smith
Kurt A. Smith
Family Attorney
Henderson, NV
Licensed for 16 years
Virtual consultation available
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2018. See details