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Abramson Smith Waldsmith LLP partner Bill Smith was elected president of California's statewide American Board of Trial Advocates (Cal-ABOTA). ABOTA is a peer-nominated, trial attorney organization reserved for the best and most civil attorneys. Bill Smith will spend the year overseeing all of ABOTA's California chapters as they advance their mission of preserving the right to a jury trial and practicing law with civility.

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In addition to the Cal-ABOTA presidency, Bill was once again named as one of Northern California's Best Lawyers by the San Francisco Chronicle and Wall Street Journal. Bill has been honored by this publication on several previous occasions.


Abramson Smith Waldsmith, LLP is honored to, again, be included in the 2018 "Best LawFirms" by U.S. News & World Reports. According to U.S. News & World Reports, law firms included on the 2018 list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Abramson Smith Waldsmith achieved the highest ranking in California, Tier One.