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Joshua Andrew Smisko

Estate planning Attorney at Mission Viejo, CA

5.0   6 reviews
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2007
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Joshua

Learn Joshua’s areas of practice.

Husband, Father, Sports fan, Foodie-in-training and Lawyer that enjoys helping others.

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Location

The Smisko Law Firm
26050 Acero
Suite 305
Mission Viejo, CA, 92691

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Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by Cliff | March 10, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highest Integrity
This endorsement is based on a personal knowledge of Joshua Smisko’s dedication to the highest standards of jurisprudence and is a person of the highest integrity. I have personally benefited from Josh’s legal advice and counsel. His understanding and application of the law has consistently demonstrated a keen intellect, sound reasoning, and objectivity along with a sense of fairness and equity. Josh puts the well-being of his clients before himself in order to accomplish what is right and true. I have recommended Joshua Smisko’s to a number of friends who have utilized Josh’s services and they as well have also recommended Smisko Law to other friends.
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Posted by Justin | August 30, 2013
Very Responsive and Professional
We came to Mr. Smisko with a problem with a contract that we had not been able to resolve directly with the opposing party for 8 months. He was very responsive and asked for all the details regarding our contract. After quickly digesting all those details, he came back with a proposed resolution and drafted a powerful letter to the opposing party. This letter had an immediate effect and our issue was resolved. Mr. Smisko communicated with us every step of the way, keeping us in the loop on the progress and all communication. A great job!
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Posted by Stephanie | August 30, 2013
Powerful & Effective
After almost an entire year of feeling desperate and powerless, we finally decided to move ahead with litigation to try to receive our wedding photos. One letter from Mr. Smisko was all it took to get the incredibly precious photos, and we ended up not having to go any further. This is one powerful and effective attorney!!!
Posted by Sergio | August 28, 2013
Not your typical lawyer!
Joshua charged me a very fair flat fee and did everything we asked him to. We had agreed that if he had to put in more time, we would discuss additional fees, but we did not have to.
Posted by Chris | May 18, 2013
Excellent job!
Josh did an excellent job executing my grandmother's Living Trust, Will, Power of Attorney and Grant Deed. He even drove to grandma's house to help her review all the documents! I'll definitely be using Josh again for any future legal services.
Posted by Bryan | March 14, 2013
Diligent and trustworthy attorney
Mr. Smisko helped defend a case for my company. The other party made multiple claims that were not factually correct or legal. Mr. Smisko defended the matter vigorously with a variety of motions and other actions until the other party relented and dismissed the bogus lawsuit. We appreciate his performance and ability to keep us updated.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.5 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • The Smisko Law Firm
  • 2013 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Houser & Allison, Apc
  • 2010 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Wu & Cheung, LLP
  • 2008 - 2010
  • Attorney
  • Callahan, McCune & Willis, LLC
  • 2005 - 2008
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Education

  • Whittier College School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • Univ of California Irvine
  • undergraduate
  • 2001

Sample of Legal Cases

  • PPB v. Wide Flange Steel
  • Judgment for my client over $500,000
  • Dumitrescu v. Aurora Loan Services
  • Motion for Summary Judgment Granted for my client
  • Sabri v. ALS
  • Case resolved with a loan modification

Associations

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • 2007 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2015
  • Top Contributor Award
  • Avvo
  • 2014
  • Top Contributor Award
  • Avvo
  • 2013
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Speaking Engagements

  • BNI
  • Estate Planning In Depth
  • 2016
  • Networking Meeting
  • Estate Planning 101
  • 2015
  • BNI
  • Lawsuits 101
  • 2015
  • BNI
  • Healthcare Directives
  • 2015
  • Child Protection Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • 2013
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Attorney endorsements

Received (22)
Given (32)
Endorse Joshua
Business Attorney | May 10
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Apr 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Foreclosure Attorney | Aug 06
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Real estate Attorney | Jan 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Josh and I used to work together at the same law firm. He is a skilled litigator and pays great attention to detail. If you have a complicated legal matter, he will be able to help."
Foreclosure Attorney | Sep 24
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | May 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | May 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | May 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | May 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | May 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | May 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I find Mr. Smisko's answers to questions to be clear, concise, and correct. Mr. Smisko is a great asset to the AVVO community."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 11
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Apr 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Foreclosure Attorney | Apr 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Apr 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I've known Josh for several years and he is a thoughtful and concise attorney. His clients are always well served and I have no problem referring a client to Josh for legal services."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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