Austin Smith

Austin Smith

  • Business Law, Arbitration & Mediation, Antitrust Law ...
  • Texas
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Biography

Austin Smith focuses his practice on litigation and dispute resolution. Austin has experience in handling a wide variety of matters in state and federal court, involving complex commercial and business disputes, fraud, personal injury, and criminal matters including white collar crime. From 2017 to 2018, Austin was honored to serve as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge Amos L. Mazzant in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Austin was selected by BestLawyers as “One to Watch” for 2020-2021. He was also selected as a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2021 - a recognition that only 2.5% of his peers receive.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Litigation, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Antitrust Law
    Energy, Oil & Gas Law
    Utilities
    Construction Law
    Construction Litigation
    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
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Intellectual Property
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
Texas Tech University School of Law
J.D. (2016) | Law
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Honors: Magna cum laude
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University of Kansas
B.S. (2011) | Finance
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Awards
Ones to Watch
Best Lawyers
Rising Star
Texas Super Lawyers
Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes only 2.5% of Texas attorneys who either are 40 years of age or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less as “Rising Stars.” To be selected for inclusion, candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, including experience, results for their clients, representative clients, and honors and awards.
Ones to Watch
Best Lawyers
These awards are recognitions given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. Our Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recipients typically have been in practice for 5-9 years
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas  # 24102506
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Steckler Wayne Cochran Cherry PLLC
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Contact & Map
Steckler Wayne Cochran Cherry PLLC
12720 Hillcrest Rd #1045
Dallas, TX 75230
Telephone: (972) 532-1215