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Stephen m. smith

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– Stephen M. Smith

 

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We bring the right response at the right time because we’re committed to your success

– Stephen M. Smith

 

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Brain Injury
  • Burn Injury
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Auto Defects

Stephen M. Smith, Esq., is an internationally recognized expert in traumatic brain injury litigation with over 44 years of experience.

As founder of the Brain Injury Law Center, Smith has litigated serious and catastrophic injuries cases throughout the U.S. and the world. He won the largest personal injury verdict in Virginia history and the largest mild traumatic brain injury verdict ever awarded in the world.

Smith has regularly and consistently obtained numerous multimillion dollar settlements and verdicts nationwide for catastrophic and traumatic brain injury survivors. He has proudly represented thousands of survivors and their families.

In 2019, Smith was inducted into the Virginia Lawyers Media Hall of Fame – an honor reserved for highly skilled attorneys who have made significant contributions during their careers. Frequently sought after as both a speaker and as co-counsel, he was included in the the US News Best Lawyers in America for 2018, where he has been consistently featured in previous editions. He also receives continued distinction as a Super Lawyer year after year. Mr. Smith is licensed to practice in Virginia, New York and the District of Columbia.

As past chairman of the American Association of Justice Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, Smith is the only attorney from Virginia to ever be awarded a Diplomate status by the American Board of Trial Advocates and is also a national board member. He was president of the Brain Injury Association of Virginia, a board member of Public Justice and a national board member of the Belli Society. Mr. Smith is an Adjunct Professor of Law and The Invited Litigator in Residence at The College of William and Mary School of Law.

Mr. Smith is President of the National Brain Injury Trial Lawyers Association and president-elect of the American Academy of Brain Injury Attorneys. He is listed in Washingtonian Magazine Top Lawyers and is listed in Washington, DC’s Best Lawyers.

Currently, Smith is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association Executive Committee, National Secretary of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America and a member of their national board. He is also a Charter Fellow of The Litigation Counsel of America, a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and is listed in Who’s Who in American Law.

 

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

  • Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame
  • US News Best Lawyers in America
  • US News Best Law Firms 2020
  • Super Lawyers
  • President of the National of Brain Injury Trial Lawyers of America
  • Past President of the Brain Injury Association of Virginia
  • Internationally recognized expert in traumatic brain injury litigation
  • Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent A/V Rated
  • Only attorney from Virginia to ever be awarded Diplomate status by the American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Past Chairman of the Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group of the American Association of Justice
  • Licensed to practice in Virginia, New York and the District of Columbia and all other states by permission
  • Won the largest mild traumatic brain injury verdict ever awarded in the world
  • Won the largest personal injury verdict ever awarded in Virginia
  • Public Justice national board member
  • Belli Society national board member
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum member
  • Listed in Who’s Who in American Law Law Dragon ~ 500 Leading Lawyers in America
  • Leaders in the Law
  • Washington Post “DC’s Best Lawyers”
  • Graduate of Marquette University, College of Health Sciences, in Neuro Anatomical
  • Dissection of the Human Brain and Spinal Cord
  • Brain Injury Law Center – Advocates for Brain Injury Survivors and their Families Throughout the United States and the World
 
AREAS OF EXPERTISE

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Brain Injury
  • Burn Injury
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Auto Defects
45 years of excellence, Hall of Fame

Congratulations to our founder of the Brain Injury Law Center and the managing partner of the 70-year-old Smith Law Center for your induction into the Hall of Fame. Thank you for pioneering the art of moving the “invisible injury” and mastering demonstrative evidence.

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