Mr. Smith uses his trial and negotiation skills in a general practice where he has developed expertise in representing men and women in criminal matters, DUI/OVI matters, unemployment appeals, and union labor law. He resides in Huron, Ohio, helping Smith's Law Offices to easily reach its resources along the northern coast of Ohio, from Cleveland to Toledo.
Brian J. Smith graduated from Kent State University in 1996 with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology. He earned his law degree from the University of Akron School of Law, where he graduated summa cum laude in 2005. While at Akron, Mr. Smith served as an assistant and associate of the Law Review, having an article of his own published in 2005. After graduating, Mr. Smith served as an instructor at Akron, preparing law students for the rigors of legal research, writing and oral arguments. While studying at Akron, Mr. Smith was awarded the Ernest Karam Award of Academic Excellence, the Federal Bar Association Constitutional Law Award, and multiple Excellence for the Future Awards.
Brian J. Smith is a member of the:Ohio Employment Lawyers Association Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Cleveland Employment Lawyers Association Ohio Bar Association West Shore Bar Association Lorain County Bar Association Parma Bar Association Southwest Area Bar Association National Lawyers Guild National College for DUI Defense DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Mr. Smith is currently admitted to practice in the State of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.