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Christopher Douglas Smith

Christopher Douglas Smith

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  • Bankruptcy, Real Estate Law, Personal Injury...
  • District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland, Virginia
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Summary

Christopher D. Smith received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Harvard University (Cambridge, MA) and his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.). A long-time resident of Florida, Mr. Smith also graduated from Pine View School in Sarasota. He is a member of the bars of Florida, Virginia and Washington, D.C., and is admitted to practice in the Middle, Southern and Northern Districts of Florida. Christopher is also certified in consumer bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification.


Christopher started his career with the international law firm of Dechert LLP in 2001, working as an associate in the securities law division. He became a member of the Florida Bar in 2002, and returned to Florida in 2005 to open a small practice. His practice areas include bankruptcy, civil litigation, personal injury, debt mitigation, estate planning, probate, guardianship and real estate. Outside of work, Mr. Smith is a high school football official, an avid boater and golfer, Rays fan, and father of three.

Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Estate Planning
  • Insurance Claims
  • Business Law
  • Landlord Tenant
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    free consultation for bankruptcy cases
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    all
  • Contingent Fees
    on personal injury and some litigation matters
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Chapter 7 Fee: $1500 - $2500; Chapter 13 Upfront Fee: $2000 - $2600
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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Florida
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Maryland
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Virginia
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Professional Experience
attorney
Christopher D. Smith, P.A.
- Current
associate attorney
Dechert
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Education
Georgetown University Law Center
J.D. (2001)
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Harvard University
B.A. (1998) | Government and Economics
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
Florida State Bar # 605433
Member
- Current
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Certifications
Certified Bankruptcy Attorney
American Board of Certification
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Lakewood Ranch
5391 Lakewood Ranch Blvd 203
Sarasota, FL 34240
USA
Telephone: (941) 202-2222
Fax: (941) 907-3040