Jeff Smith

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

Communication Center
Phone:888-745-2988 (Toll Free)
Email:Email Me

PositionAreas of PracticeEducation
HonorsPublished WorksAffiliations

Current Employment Position(s):
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
University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California, 2006

University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, 1998
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 for Justice (AAJ)