J Thomas Smith has been a Houston Immigration Attorney, IRS Tax Lawyer and Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyer since 2005. He has immigration and nationality law experience uniting families, and bringing employers and global talent together. He has worked on behalf of immigrant victims of domestic abuse, assisting them to obtain permanent residence and protection from their abusers.
He has helped many people with their debt problems by saving their homes and cars, and helping them to achieve a Fresh Start by filing bankruptcies on their behalf. He has also helped clients with tax issues giving them the best possible solution for their IRS tax problems. He has offices in the North Loop/Northwest Freeway corridor and the FM 1960/Veterans Memorial areas of Houston, Texas. However, can assist clients in any part of the country.
Attorney Smith is admitted to practice in Georgia, Kansas, Tennessee, and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas, The Northern District of Georgia and the District of Kansas; the Georgia Court of Appeals; The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; and the United States Supreme Court.
J Thomas earned his Juris Doctor degree from Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law. He also holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Behavioral Science with a specialization in Mental Health and Addictions from the University of San Jose (CR); a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Vermont College of Norwich University and a Bachelor of Science in Communications from The University of the State of New York. He is a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Barbara Jordon Chapter.
Dr. Smith’s present and past professional affiliations include the American Bar Association, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Federal Communications Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Houston Bar Association and the Better Business Bureau National Panel of Consumer Arbitrators.