Troy A. Smith

Troy A. Smith

New York & Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer - Military/Veterans Benefits Attorney
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Troy A. Smith focuses his legal practice in the area of Criminal Defense in the State of New York, Federal Courts and all Military Courts.

With more than 19 years of litigation and appellate experience as both a former New York City homicide prosecutor and a criminal defense counsel in the United States Army, Mr. Smith has served as lead counsel on more than one hundred trials on charges to include murder, manslaughter, vehicular homicides, armed robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, drug distribution, rape, child molestation, child pornography, rape and aggravated sexual offenses, grand larceny, embezzlement and fraud on the United States Government. Mr. Smith has also served as lead appellate counsel on more than one hundred military criminal appeals, to include the death penalty case of United States v. Kreutzer.

While working as an Army JAG Criminal Defense Attorney, an accomplished military trial judge, in dubbing Attorney Smith the unofficial "Acquittal King", commented that Troy A. Smith had the highest acquittal rate that he had ever observed in his more than 20 years in the Army and possibly the highest acquittal rate in the history of the Army JAG Corps.

Mr. Smith has represented hundreds of individuals at all military administrative proceedings to include: Courts-Martial, Administrative Separation Boards; Discharge Review Boards; Boards for Correction of Military Records; Physical and Medical Evaluation Boards; Promotion Review Boards; United States Military Academy Misconduct and Honor Boards; Due Process Residency Termination Hearings for military doctors and; Flight Evaluation Boards.

Troy Smith recently appeared on the "Richard French Live" show several times to discuss and analyze the Trayvon Martin shooting by George Zimmerman case. Previously he was interviewed by CBS News in New York where he was asked to provide his legal expertise on the murder trial of the decade, Casey Anthony, the mother acquitted of murdering her 2 year old daughter.

Mr. Smith is considered a subject matter expert in litigating the coercive interrogation techniques used by law enforcement which may lead to a false confession. Mr. Smith has been asked to lecture in this area to several criminal defense organizations.

Education
Quinnipiac University School of Law
J.D. (1993)
State University of New York - Albany
B.A. (1990)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
U.S. Supreme Court
United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Military Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Bronx Criminal Lawyer - Troy A. Smith, PC

Troy A. Smith, Attorney at Law, PC, is a Bronx Criminal Lawyer that specializes in manslaughter defense, robbery defense, assault defense, murder defense, fraud defense, and a host of other Bronx Criminal Defense matters. With more than 21 years of litigation and appellate experience as both a former New York City homicide prosecutor and a criminal defense counsel in the United States Army, Mr. Smith has served as lead counsel on more than one hundred trials in the Bronx on charges to include murder, manslaughter, vehicular homicides, armed robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, drug distribution, rape, child molestation, child pornography, rape and aggravated sexual offenses, grand larceny, embezzlement and fraud on the United States Government. Mr. Smith has also served as lead appellate counsel on more than one hundred military criminal appeals, to include the death penalty case of United States v. Kreutzer. If you need a criminal defense attorney in New York City call attorney Smith at 718-757-6723 Bronx Criminal Defense Lawyer Troy A. Smith, PC 950 Gerard Ave #1 Bronx, NY 10452 (718) 757-6723 http://www.ny-criminal-defense-lawyer.com

Zimmerman Charged: Second Degree Murder (Part 4)

Troy Smith discusses how public pressure is going to affect the criminal defense of George Zimmerman based on public pressure as seen on "Richard French Live."

Zimmerman Charged: Second Degree Murder (Part 2)

Defense Lawyer Troy A. Smith discusses the 'Stand Your Ground' Law and George Zimmerman's case.

Zimmerman Charged: Second Degree Murder (Part 5)

New York Criminal Defense Attorney Troy A. Smith appears on "Richard French Live" to discuss the George zimmerman and trayvon martin Shooting case

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Bronx Criminal Defense Lawyer Troy A. Smith, PC
950 Gerard Ave #1
Bronx, NY 10452
USA
Telephone: (718) 757-6723