Attorney Courtney Smith
After graduating from the University of Florida, Courtney H. Smith earned
his Doctor of Juris Prudence from Stetson University College of Law. While
at Stetson, Mr. Smith was a member of their nationally recognized trial
team, won numerous awards and was recognized as a national champion in
trial advocacy. Mr. Smith was also a member of the Black Law Student Association
and participated heavily in pro bono activities.
Upon graduating from Stetson, Mr. Smith served as an Assistant State Attorney
with the Pinellas County State Attorney's Office. Mr. Smith tried
over 60 jury trials and was promoted to the rank of lead trial attorney.
He also served as an adjunct professor to new law enforcement recruits,
teaching them the basic aspects of criminal law.
Prior to starting Smith & Stallworth, Attorneys at Law, Mr. Smith worked
with two major civil litigation firms that concentrated on
nursing home abuse,
medical malpractice, and
products liability. He gained extensive trial experience handling complex medical
negligence cases and personal injury matters. As a founding member of Smith &
Stallworth, Attorneys at Law, Attorney Smith has transformed his practice
into a litigation firm, concentrating his personal injury work on
Wrongful Death and Catastrophic injury cases, and he skillfully handles criminal law
matters. He is licensed to practice law before all Florida State Courts
and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
He is currently a partner in the Tampa law firm of Smith & Stallworth,
Attorneys at Law.
Areas of Practice:
Auto Accidents, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury,
Catastrophic Injuries Law, Medical Malpractice, Health Care Law, Criminal Law
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida,
Stetson University College of Law
Honors and Awards:
American Bar Association National Trial Champion
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, B.A.
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, Adjunct Professor
Past Employment Positions:
Office of the State Attorney, Assistant State Attorney,
Two Major Civil Firms, Associate,