Attorney Profile:

David E. Smith

David E. Smith: Attorney with Smith Zitano Law Firm LLP

David E. Smith's Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 14 reviews
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.6/5.0
  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/03/09 in Accidents

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/03/09 in Medical Liability

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/03/09 in Mass Torts

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/03/09 in Products Liability

    David's legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, communication skills and legal experince are outstanding. Very few lawyers in the state and nation are at his level. He... Read more

    David's legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, communication skills and legal experince are outstanding. Very few lawyers in the state and nation are at his level. He is an excellent teacher and lecturer. He contributes a great deal of his time to teaching young lawyers through his excellent seminars put on by CAOC [Consumer Advocates of California] and the Capitol City Trial Lawyers. He continues to be an enthusiastic student of the law and studies it constantly. Read less

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/25/09 in Medical Malpractice

    Mr. Smith is a competent, experienced attorney. He works hard and he is reasonable in his dealing with other counsel. He is honest and straightforward.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/17/09 in Class Actions

    See my comments regarding product defects. Those comments apply here.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/17/09 in Personal Injury

    See my comments regarding products defects. Those comments apply here.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/17/09 in Medical Malpractice

    See my comments regarding products liability. Those comments apply here.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/17/09 in Product Defects

    David Smith is recognized throughout the state as one of the best personal injury, products defects and medical malpractice attorneys in California. He participates in an... Read more

    David Smith is recognized throughout the state as one of the best personal injury, products defects and medical malpractice attorneys in California. He participates in and contributes his time and expertise to many professional organizations including Capitol City Trial Lawyers and CAOC. His knowledge of medicine, physiology, orthopedics, and neurology exceeds that of any attorney I have met in 30 years of practice. Read less

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 06/17/09 in Personal Injury

    David has always been very analytic and thorough in his thinking and he is especially good with complex matters.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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