Horace Smith
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Mr. Smith, a founding member of Smith Bigman Brock, P.A., has been practicing law for more than forty years.  He focuses his practice in the areas of family law and criminal litigation.  Mr. Smith was Board Certified as a specialist in criminal trial law from 1987 to 1997 and is currently Board Certified as a specialist in Marital and Family law. For the 30th consecutive year, Mr. Smith has received the highest possible peer review rating (AV) in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards from Martindale-Hubbell and for the 10th consecutive year has been designated a Super Lawyer. 

Areas Of Practice

  • Marital & Family Law
  • Criminal Defense Law
  • Personal Injury

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified, Marital and Family Law, 1985 - Present
  • Board Certified, Criminal Trial Law, 1987-1997

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1967
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1968
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1971
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1971

Education

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • Juris Doctor - 1967
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1964

Classes/Seminars

  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers at seminars in Banff, Canada, Vail, Colorado; Telluride, Colorado and Snowmass, Colorado
  • Law Enforcement Hypnosis Institute based in Los Angeles, California
  • Continuing Legal Education Courses, The Florida Bar and Volusia County Bar Associations
  • Civil Trial Lawyers Association
  • Adjunct Professor, Criminal Law Procedure, Daytona Beach Community College

Honors and Awards

  • Florida Super Lawyer (Marital & Family Law)
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Who's Who in South and Southeast
  • Florida legal Elite

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Judicial Nominating Commission, Seventh Circuit of Florida, Member, 2010 to 2014
  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Board of Visitors, 1976 to Present
  • Humana Hospital of Daytona Beach, Board of Trustees, 1983 to 1985
  • United Child Care, Board of Directors, 1976 to 1982
  • Tiger Bay Club of Volusia County , Board of Directors, 1997 to 2008
  • Civic League of Halifax Area, 1994 to Present
  • Florida Bar Association , Board of Governors, 1986 to 1993
  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Chapter Chairman and National Board of Directors 1993 - 2000; 2001 - 2007
  • Council of Bar Presidents
  • National District Attorneys Association, 1969 to 1982
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • Volusia County Civil Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 2008 to 2011
  • Volusia County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association , Charter President, 1984 to 1985
  • Volusia County Bar Association , President, 1977 to 1978
  • Dunn-Blount Inns of Court, Founding Member & Board of Directors

Past Employment Positions

  • Dunn & Smith, Partner, 1976 to 1988
  • Bunnell, Florida, City Attorney, 1976 to 1988
  • Seventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, Chief Assistant State Attorney, 1969 to 1982
  • General Counsel, Florida State League of Professional Baseball Clubs, 2014 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Board of Visitors, 1998 to Present
  • Civic League of the Halifax Area, Member, 1993 to Present
  • Daytona Beach Kiwanis, Member, 1972 to 2008
  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation 1994 - 1999, 2006 to Present

Horace Smith, Jr.

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