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David P Smith

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David Smith strives to personify the intent of his firm, to care for businesses as people. His experience advising businesses, contractors and property owners on transactional matters, as well as handling a wide array of litigation cases, creates a solid foundation for his law firm.

David has gained his experience in solving complex commercial disputes while representing a wide range of clients, including financial institutions, contractors, developers, property owners, securities brokers, product manufacturers, insurance companies and business professionals. Combined with his diverse litigation background, David's in-depth knowledge of the legal process enables him to assist his clients in solving disputes that otherwise get in the way of what they know best — business.


David Smith is an experienced Portland attorney, and can effectively handle complex cases involving multiple parties, questions of liability and other complex business issues.


Practice areas


  1. Contracts: 20%
  2. Real Estate: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
    20 years
  4. Construction: 20%
    20 years
  5. Business: 20%
    20 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Danielle Lordi

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  • Daniel Kenneth Printz

    David was opposing counsel in a multi-state business litigation matter. He was a zealous advocate for his client and a professional adversary in this case. I endorse this lawyer without hesitation.


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Contact info

The Smith Firm, P.C.

1754 Willamette Falls Drive
West Linn, OR, 97068


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerMead Smith, P.C.2004 - 2009
Senior AssociateJordan Schrader Ramis, PC2000 - 2004
AssociateMiller Nash1999 - 2000
AssociateBullivant Houser Bailey1996 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Multnomah County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Clackamas County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Deschutes County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bend Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
Central Oregon Association of REALTORSMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
American Geophysical Union v. Texaco, Inc.Copyright Law -- Application of the Fair Use Defense to Scientific Researchers Employed by a For-Profit CorporationN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of WashingtonEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1992