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Jason Kelly Smith

Jason Kelly Smith

MK Smith, APC
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Business Law, Cannabis & Marijuana Law ...
  • California, Utah
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Summary

Jason K. Smith is one of the founding shareholders of MK Smith, APC. He has been admitted to practice in state and federal courts of both California and Utah. Mr. Smith focuses his practice in civil litigation and has successfully represented clients in matters involving business litigation, construction litigation, patent litigation, contract disputes, employment issues, false advertising, unfair business practices, personal injury, medical malpractice, family law, education law, and special education law.

Mr. Smith obtained his Bachelors degree in Political Science from the University of Utah, graduating Cum Laude in 2008. In 2011, he received his Juris Doctorate degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law. At Pepperdine, Mr. Smith was a Fellow with the Geoffrey H. Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law, and was a student representative with the Special Education Advocacy Clinic for the Pepperdine School of Law wherein he assisted special needs children resolve disputes about educational services.

Mr. Smith has extensive trial and litigation experience. For example, Mr. Smith was trial counsel in a 30 day federal jury trial, he was trial counsel in a 20 day state court trial, and has worked as counsel on several other cases from the beginning all the way through trial. Mr. Smith has also handled several appeals, including an oral argument before the California Court of Appeal in Santa Ana, California.

Mr. Smith is well-recognized by his peers and clients as being a sharp and dedicated attorney who always strives to achieve the highest level of legal representation for his client.

Education
Pepperdine University School of Law
J.D. (2011) | Law
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Activities: Geoffrey H. Palmer Institute for Entrepreneurship and the Law, Fellow Pepperdine Special Education Advocacy Clinic, Student Advocate
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University of Utah
B.S. (2008) | Political Science
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Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Hinckley Institute of Politics
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Professional Experience
Shareholder
MK Smith, APC
- Current
Founding shareholder.
Certifications
Bar License
State Bar of Utah
Bar License
State Bar of California
Awards
Rising Star
Superlawyers
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Member
Lawyers of Distinction
Rising Star
Superlawyers
Top Attorney
Los Angeles Magazine
Professional Associations
State Bar of California  # 277923
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
ID Number: 277923
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Utah
Utah State Bar
ID Number: 14323
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9th Circuit
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10th Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Cannabis & Marijuana Law
    Marijuana Business Formation, Medical Marijuana
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Collections
    Consumer Law
    Class Action, Lemon Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Foreclosure Defense
    Intellectual Property
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Legal Malpractice
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
MK Smith, APC
9891 Irvine Center Drive
Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92618
Telephone: (949) 299-2500