Jeff Smith


Jeffrey R. Smith 
44 Montgomery Street
Suite 3340
San Francisco, California 94104-4806
 

Communication Center 
Phone: 888-745-2988 (Toll Free)
E-mail: Email Me
Fax: 415-421-0912
Web site: http://www.sports-injury-lawyer.com
http://www.aswllp.com


Position Areas of Practice Education
Honors Published Works Affiliations


Current Employment Position(s):
Partner
Areas of Practice:
Governmental Tort Liability
Brain Injuries
Spinal Cord Injuries
Construction Accidents
Sports Injuries
Products Liability Law
Personal Injury - Plaintiffs
Aviation Accidents
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Premises Liability
Wrongful Death
Medical Malpractice
Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
California, 2006
Education:
University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California, 2006
J.D.


University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, 1998
B.S.
Major:  Journalism and Fine and Applied Arts


Published Works:
The Unlevel Playing Field: Releases, Waivers & Assumption of Risk in Sports Premises Cases, written for the Premises Seminar of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, November 2007


California Uninsured Motorist Practice, (Co-Author) 2009-2011, Continuing Education of the Bar, Chapter 2


Other Accidents: relevance and admissibility, Advocate Magazine , March, 2012


Other Accidents: relevance and admissibility, Plaintiff Magazine , March, 2012


Classes/Seminars Taught:
Speaker, "Demonstrative Evidence in the 21st Century", Regional TLA Conference, Olympic Valley, CA, 2009


Speaker, "Jill and Ned's Excellent Constitutional Convention Adventure", Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court, San Francisco, 2009


Speaker, "The Effective Use of Visual Evidence in Litigation", Bar Association of San Francisco, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust - Litigation Subsection, San Francisco, 2010


Speaker, "An Immigration Carol", Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court, San Francisco, 2010


Speaker, "Technology in Trial, Powerpoint, Trial Director and Beyond", San Francisco Trial Lawyer Association, 2010


Speaker, "Suing Public Entities", Santa Clara Trial Lawyers Association Program, San Jose, 2011


Speaker, "Strategies for Sports and Recreation Cases", San Francisco Trial Lawyer Association, 2011


Speaker, "Communication: Clients, Opposing Counsel, and the Boss," Berkeley Law: Boalt Advocates Alumni, San Francisco


Speaker, "Brown v. Plata: Judicial Activism or Cruel and Unusual Punishment?", Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court-2012


Speaker, "Tech Tools at Mediation," San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association , 2012


Speaker, "Using Technology in Mediation," Consumer Attorneys of California, 2012.


Honors and Awards:
Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award, Sports Law, 2004


2010 Northern California Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine


Professional Associations and Memberships:
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association


Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)


American Association of Justice (AAJ)