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Neil Smith

Neil Smith

The Smith Law Firm, LLC
  • Divorce, Family Law, Appeals & Appellate ...
  • Missouri
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Summary

I graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia, in 2000, and earned my law degree from Loyola University New Orleans in 2003. During law school, I worked at the Internal Revenue Service on issues relating to small businesses and sole proprietorships, and clerked for two law firms focusing on domestic relations and divorce.

After finishing law school, I worked for a mid-sized law firm representing many of the largest American financial and industrial companies. In 2006 I opened my own practice, The Smith Law Firm, LLC.

Since that time he has represented thousands of individuals in family law cases in class actions. I've tried countless cases to conclusion, won summary judgments, arbitration awards, and favorable settlements for his clients. I've also provided legal analysis to news sources including Missouri Lawyers Weekly, the St. Louis Daily Record, The Countian, Fox 2 (St. Louis), KSDK (St. Louis), NBC KY3 (Springfield, Missouri), and KOLR 10 (Springfield).

Most of my practice is focused on representing clients in divorce, custody, child support, and other family law matters.

During his spare time, I contribute to a variety of non-profit organizations. These include Join Hands ESL, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Habitat for Humanity, SATE, and Missouri Confluence Waterkeeper. I've served as the head coach of the Missouri State University Mock Trial Team, and have sponsored various youth athletic teams and programs.

Education
University of Missouri - Columbia
B.A. (1996) | Political Science, History, Philosophy
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Honors: Honor's College
Activities: Director of Publicity and Promotions for Student Government
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Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
The Smith Law Firm, LLC
- Current
Based in Clayton, Missouri, we represent and advise individuals throughout the St. Louis, St. Charles, Franklin County, and Jefferson County metro areas in family law matters. This includes divorce, motions to modify, child custody, child support, maintenance, and paternity cases.
Associate Attorney
Kramer & Frank, P.C.
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We represented many of the largest U.S. financial institutions in consumer and commercial collection matters. We represented these companies in every county in three states: Missouri, Illinois, and Kansas.
Intern
Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel
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Legal clerkship during law school We researched and investigated matters involving small businesses and sole proprietorships. We provided support to other divisions within the I.R.S.
Publications
Articles & Publications
How is Child Support Calculated in Missouri
Youtube
Speaking Engagements
Careers in the Legal Profession, Careers and Professions, Springfield, Missouri
Hillcrest High School
Certifications
Member
The Missouri Bar
Awards
Academic Excellence
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Academic Excellence Award for Highest Grade in Tax Procedure
Professional Associations
The Missouri Bar  # 56789
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Missouri
The Missouri Bar
ID Number: 56789
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept all major credit cards.
  • Contingent Fees
    Pursuant to the Missouri Rules of Professional Conduct, contingent fees are limited to certain matters. This includes collection of unpaid child support, collection of unpaid maintenance, etc.
Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
The Smith Law Firm, LLC
Contact & Map
The Smith Law Firm, LLC
231 South Bemiston Avenue
Suite 800
Clayton, MO 63105
Telephone: (314) 725-4400
Cell: (314) 974-3266
Monday: 7 AM - 9 PM
Tuesday: 7 AM - 9 PM
Wednesday: 7 AM - 9 PM
Thursday: 7 AM - 9 PM
Friday: 7 AM - 9 PM
Saturday: 7 AM - 9 PM (Today)
Sunday: 7 AM - 9 PM