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Daniel Hooper Smith

Daniel Hooper Smith

Advocates in Aging, Law Office of Ira S. Wiesner, P.A.
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate
  • Florida, Virginia
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Daniel H. Smith is an associate attorney at Advocates in Aging, Law Office of Ira S. Wiesner, P.A. in Sarasota, Florida, focusing on Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Veterans Benefits, Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Guardianship, and Assisted Living/Nursing Home Issues. Daniel is licensed to practice law in Florida and Virginia. Daniel is also a VA Accredited Attorney, and represents veterans and their families in appeals of VA Benefits decisions.

Daniel received his law degree with honors from the George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia. While in law school, he was an Articles Editor for the George Mason Law Review, a Writing Fellow in the Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis program, and was selected to be a member of the Supreme Court Clinic.

During law school, Daniel interned for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C and the Alabama Securities Commission in Montgomery, Alabama, helping to bring justice to victims of financial fraud and abuse. Prior to joining Advocates in Aging, Daniel completed a federal judicial clerkship with the Honorable Paul M. Black of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Roanoke, Virginia. Following his clerkship, Daniel practiced at a distinguished law firm in Roanoke.

Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Free Consultation
    Free 30-minute consultation. Visit to schedule an appointment.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Advocates in Aging, Law Office of Ira S. Wiesner, P.A.
- Current
Associate Attorney
Frith, Anderson & Peake, P.C.
Judicial Law Clerk
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia
George Mason University School of Law
J.D. (2015) | Law
Honors: J.D. cum laude
Activities: George Mason Law Review; Supreme Court Clinic; Writing Fellow; President, Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
B.A. (2005) | Education
Activities: Marching Tar Heels (Trombone)
Professional Associations
Sarasota County Bar Association
- Current
The Florida Bar # 1006829
- Current
Activities: Young Lawyers Division
Virginia State Bar # 90327
- Current
Articles & Publications
Subjective Falsity Under Section 11 of the Securities Act: Protecting Statements of Opinion
University of Puerto Rico Business Law Journal
VA Accredited Attorney
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Websites & Blogs
Advocates in Aging, Law Office of Ira S. Wiesner, P.A.
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Contact & Map
Advocates in Aging, Law Office of Ira S. Wiesner, P.A.
328 N Rhodes Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34237
Telephone: (941) 365-9900
Fax: (941) 365-4479