Attorney Dennis Smith attended the University of New York at Buffalo where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in 2008. He went on to earn his Juris Doctorate in 2011 from St. John’s University School of Law.
Since he started his practice more than ten years ago, he has successfully recovered millions of dollars in settlements and awards for his clients. He focuses primarily on personal injury law, because he saw it as a way to give back to the community, and help people going through some of the worst times of their lives.
Mr. Smith has several court admissions, including New York State, Second Department, 2012, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2014, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 2014. He is also a member of the New York Trial Lawyers Association and the New York State Bar Association.
At the Law Offices of Dennis Smith, PLLC, they take on a wide variety of personal injury cases, including motor vehicle accidents, premises and product liability claims, construction accidents, and wrongful death, to name a few.
Mr. Smith has a unique philosophy that sets him apart from all the other personal injury law firms on Long Island:
“Be accountable, and take responsibility for your actions.
When a company or insurance company does something wrong, it is up to you to hold them accountable. There are two aspects to every case: compensation and community. The purpose of compensation is to restore the plaintiff to their condition before the injuries. Since we cannot travel back in time, we have to use money to help make them whole again.
The community relates to how a case makes the community safer because wrongdoers are held accountable.
Therefore, each case is an opportunity to prevent this from happening to our community, our families, and ourselves.”