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Terry L Smith

DUI and DWI Attorney at Freeland, WA

5.0   4 reviews

About Terry

Learn Terry’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. DUI and DWI
    I defend most of the DUI's in Island County

    25 years, 100 cases

  2. Divorce and separation

    23 years, 100 cases

  3. Adoption
    I handle most of the adoptions in Island County.

    23 years, 100 cases

  4. Criminal defense
    felony or misdemeanor

    25 years, 1,000 cases

  5. Estate planning

    24 years

  6. Probate

    24 years

Terry L. Smith has provided quality service throughout Washington for 18 years. 

He moved to Whidbey Island shortly after and served as the Island County Public Defender for a year before he opened his own private practice in Freeland, where he has spent the last 18 years practicing the law.

He is certified to practice before the WA State Supreme Court and US Federal Court. Terry is currently a member of the:

  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association.
  • Washington Defenders Association

Terry L. Smith does an extensive amount of courtroom representation for his clients and he does more DUI...

Terry L. Smith has defended clients in dozens of Jury Trials.

At the office of Terry L. Smith we will present you with,

The knowledge and the know how when it comes to your civil rights 
While providing,
Quality legal service, one person at a time.

Licensed for 25 years
State WA
Status Active
Acquired 1997
Updated 11/25/2022

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

Contact Terry

Terry L Smith
1665 E. Main Street, Po Box 86
Freeland, WA, 98249-0086
Terry L Smith
893 S.E. Pioneer Way
Oak Harbor, WA, 98277
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Posted by Jason | September 29, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
“I now live in PA but needed a lawyer in Washington State to help with my Paternity/Child Custody issues. I spoke to multiple lawyers in Washington and felt they really didn’t care and were only interested in getting the huge retainer they required up front. Feeling uncomfortable I started searching for lawyers again and came across Terry L. Smith. I went on his website and read the comments from people he has helped so I called him. This was the best move I ever made. Terry and everyone in his office were knowledgeable, professional, personable and just a pleasure to work with. They made me feel like they really cared about my case and they really did care even though I was 3000 miles away. They responded to every email within hours and also returned all calls promptly. It turned out I was not the father of the child in question but Terry also helped me re-coup all the child support I already paid out. I could not have done any of this without Terry and his staff’s excellent work. I would strongly recommend Terry and his office for your Paternity/Child Custody legal needs. Thanks again to Terry and everyone in the office!”
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Posted by Mary | August 27, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best on Whidbey Island
Mr Smith's professionalism, calm and reassuring demeanor and incomparable business ethnic renders him a complete rarity in this day and age. After finding myself in a bit of a sticky whicket Mr Smith set legal matters right with competence and timliness. In my more than minimal experience with legal professionals Mr Smith stands head and shoulders above the rest. I would not hesitate in the least to recommend him.
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Posted by Bob | May 5, 2015
Outstanding you need terry please read
Terry L Smith help me out of a bad situation, possible DV 4th degree assault charge, he kept me informed with what the prosecutor was offering, he went to bat for me and the charges were dropped to anger management two years probation, other lawyers I talked to said to plead guilty, he took the case and now I get to keep my guns and life is fantastic, he is now again working for me on the divorce and looks like a may keep most of my stuff, folks you need this guy in your corner don't go to court with out him, and the bill was well worth it and he im sure will work with if you don't have the money up front . Many thanks terry I owe you. Bob in OH
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Posted by anonymous | January 21, 2013
Terry Smith is the best lawyer you could ever want. Terry ended up getting my reckless driving charge completely dropped off my record and the fine to a minimal. He was extremely helpful in informing me in everything that was happening and was a great choice. I couldn't have asked for a better lawyer. He is extremely good at what he does and it is very obvious when you meet him. If you need a lawyer, I would go straight to Terry Smith.
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Retainer Sometimes
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Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 6.5 (Good)


  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association
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  • Washington Defender Association
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Freeland DUI and DWI Lawyer Terry L Smith
Terry L Smith
DUI and DWI Attorney
Freeland, WA
Licensed for 25 years
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