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Jason Kelly Smith

Divorce and separation Attorney at Irvine, CA

5.0   2 reviews
  • State Years
    Utah - UT 11 years
    California - CA 12 years
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State UT
    Acquired 2012
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 12 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2011
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Jason

Learn Jason’s areas of practice.

Jason K. Smith is one of the founding shareholders of MK Smith, APC. He has been admitted to practice in state and federal courts of both California and Utah. Mr. Smith focuses his practice in civil litigation and has successfully represented clients in matters involving business litigation, construction litigation, patent litigation, contract disputes, employment issues, false advertising, unfair business practices, personal injury, medical malpractice, family law, education law, and special education law.

Mr. Smith obtained his Bachelors degree in Political Science from the University of Utah, graduating Cum Laude in 2008. In 2011, he received his Juris Doctorate degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law. At Pepperdine, Mr. Smith was a Fellow with the Geoffrey H. Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law, and was a student representative with the Special Education Advocacy Clinic for the Pepperdine School of Law wherein he assisted special needs children resolve disputes about educational services.

Mr. Smith has extensive trial and litigation experience. For example, Mr. Smith was trial counsel in a 30 day federal jury trial, he was trial counsel in a 20 day state court trial, and has worked as counsel on several other cases from the beginning all the way through trial. Mr. Smith has also handled several appeals, including an oral argument before the California Court of Appeal in Santa Ana, California.

Mr. Smith is well-recognized by his peers and clients as being a sharp and dedicated attorney who always strives to achieve the highest level of legal representation for his client.


MK Smith Law Group
9891 Irvine Center Dr.
Suite 200
Irvine, CA, 92618

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Posted by anonymous | April 9, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
I was a client of Jason's when he represented me in a case involving my rights as a homeowner. He did a great job and I was very pleased. He got me a settlement that was exactly what I asked for!
Posted by Doug | September 20, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
You can trust Jason Smith
Jason represents my sister in a very complex divorce case. Throughout the process he has been very responsive and caring to my sister. He listens well, takes suggestions, and has an outstanding memory of all the important details. He has earned the trust and respect of the judge and opposing counsel, which has enabled progress in difficult situations. I have worked with dozens of attorneys around the world and I couldn't recommend anyone higher than Jason for managing a divorce case of any size. I trust him completely and look forward to working with him on other business matters in the future.
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.8 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Shareholder
  • MK Smith, APC
  • 2017 - Present
  • Managing Attorney
  • Law Offices of Jason K. Smith
  • 2016 - 2017
  • Senior Associate
  • 2011 - 2016


  • Pepperdine University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2011
  • University of Utah
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2008

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Silva v. Gloria J. Parker Trust, et al.
  • Obtained a preliminary injunction against the owner protecting the easement and prohibiting any interference with the easement.


  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • 2012 - Present
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • 2011 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2018
  • Top Attorney
  • Los Angeles Magazine
  • 2018

Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (6)
Endorse Jason
General practice Attorney | Mar 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason is an excellent attorney. I've known him for several years and I'm always blown away at his legal knowledge. I've even referred my neighbors to him!!"
Litigation Attorney | Sep 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"If you are looking at this page, just know one thing - you should hire Jason Smith as your attorney. Jason and I worked in a law firm together for several years, and I highly recommend him as an attorney on any litigation matter. Jason is personable, dedicated, hard-working, intelligent, organized, and driven to get results for clients - and he does it with a sense of humor. As a colleague, I saw him drive success on a wide variety of cases. In fact, I often turned to him for advice on my own cases, and he was quick to offer suggestions and strategies that proved successful in my cases. He is a top-notch negotiator and an excellent litigator. Call him and trust him with your case. You will not be disappointed."
Litigation Attorney | Sep 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've been practicing law for over fourteen years and have had the pleasure of being involved with Mr. Smith on a number of matters. He is one of the best attorneys I know and an exceptional trial attorney. He truly cares about his clients and is highly skilled in developing and implementing successful litigation strategies. I would highly recommend Mr. Smith to anyone looking for an attorney for either litigation or transactional matters."
General practice Attorney | Sep 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason Smith is an excellent attorney. I have had the privilege of working closely with Jason on several cases. Jason is a hard worker, and is dedicated to obtaining the best results for his clients. He has substantial trial experience in civil and criminal matters in federal and state courts, as well as personal injury and family law cases. In short, if you need an experienced attorney, Jason Smith is a great choice of counsel."