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Jason Ari Smith

Jason Ari Smith

Law Offices of Jason Ari Smith, P.A.
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law, Employment Law ...
  • Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Biography

Jason focuses his practice on complex civil litigation involving business and real estate matters. In his business litigation practice, Jason has experience representing clients in matters involving the rights and obligations of shareholders, officers and directors, LLC members and managers, business partners, and other business stakeholders, the enforceability of restrictive covenants such as non-compete and confidentiality agreements, the collection of commercial debts, the application of state and federal laws governing consumer protection, unfair competition, trade secrets, copyrights, racketeering activity, and securities fraud, and a wide variety of other contract and business tort disputes.

In his real estate litigation practice, Jason has experience representing clients in matters involving construction disputes (including owners, developers, design professionals, contractors and suppliers), commercial and residential landlord-tenant disputes, commercial and residential foreclosures, the enforceability of purchase-sale agreements, broker/agent entitlement to commissions, broker/agent duties and disclosure obligations, compliance with architectural / structural requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), condominium and homeowners association governance, equitable lien rights, title disputes, mortgage fraud, insurance claims and a range of other real estate related contract and tort issues.

Jason also has experience representing clients in other civil litigation areas such as labor and employment disputes, trust and estate disputes, and professional liability disputes.

Jason is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). The CFE credential is conferred by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and provider of anti-fraud training and education. The mission of the ACFE is to reduce the incidence of fraud and white-collar crime and to assist ACFE membership in fraud detection and deterrence.

Education
University of Miami School of Law
J.D. (2007) | Law
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Honors: Graduated Cum Laude; Litigation Skills Criminal Pre-Trial Honors Recipient, Spring 2006; 1st Place – 2005 University of Miami Fall Advanced Moot Court Competition
Activities: Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board, Member
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Tulane University
B.S. (2004) | Business Management and Legal Studies in Business
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Honors: Graduated Cum Laude; Recipient of Tulane University Founders Scholarship, September 2000 – May 2004
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Law Offices of Jason Ari Smith, P.A.
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Attorney
Mombach, Boyle, Hardin & Simmons, P.A.
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Attorney
Kaplan Zeena LLP
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Attorney
Wicker Smith
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Attorney and Law Clerk
Hyman Spector & Mars, LLP
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Certifications
Certified Fraud Examiner
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Awards
2019 Florida Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Selected as a 2019 Florida Rising Star in the Business Litigation practice area. Selection published in the Florida Super Lawyers magazine and the Miami Herald.
2012 Florida Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Selected as a 2012 Florida Rising Star in the Business Litigation practice area. Selection published in the Florida Super Lawyers magazine, The Wall Street Journal and Miami Magazine.
Professional Associations
Broward County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
The Florida Bar
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New Jersey
New Jersey Courts
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Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Intellectual Property
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Collections
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Law Offices of Jason Ari Smith, P.A.
400 NE Third Avenue, Suite 1107
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Telephone: (954) 406-9900
Cell: (786) 269-8257
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed