Jonathan Scott Smith

Jonathan Scott Smith

Over 30 Years Successful Experience
  • Domestic Violence, Criminal Law, DUI & DWI...
  • Maryland
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Summary

Top rated former prosecutor with over 30 years experience aggressively fighting for people and achieving successful results. Many satisfied clients. Call now (410) 740-0101.

Practice Areas
  • Domestic Violence
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Truck Accidents
  • Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Car Accidents
  • Birth Injuries
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover
  • Contingent Fees
    Will be discussed at initial meeting.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland
4th Circuit
U. S. District Court for Maryland
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Experience
Attorney and Owner
Private Law Practice
- Current
Top rated former prosecutor with over 30 years experience aggressively fighting for people and achieving successful results. We have represented judges and their families; lawyers; law students; law enforcement officials; and courthouse employees. Highest rating for legal skill and professional ethics. Many satisfied and repeat clients. Call now (410) 740-0101. Jonathan Scott Smith is located in Columbia, Maryland, and serves clients in and around Howard County, Maryland. We handle personal injury and criminal cases.
Assistant State's Attorney
Baltimore County State's Attorney (http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/statesattorney/index.html)
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Trial Prosecutor with extensive experience prosecuting all criminal offenses, from drunk driving to death penalty murder. Successfully handled 1,000's of cases, including numerous jury trials. Conducted grand jury proceedings and mandatory sentencing cases for repeat violent offenders.
Education
University of Baltimore School of Law
J.D. | Jurisprudence
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Granted early admission to School of Law before completing undergraduate degree.
Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude (With High Honors). Youngest member of graduating class. Heuisler Honor Society. Recipient, Merit Awards.
Activities: Editor, Law Review. Moot Court Champion. Honor Code Prosecutor. Class Representative, Student Bar Association.
University of Baltimore
B.A. | Jurisprudence
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Granted early admission to School of Law. Received B. A. in Jurisprudence after completion of first year of law school.
Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude (With High Honors). Recipient, Merit Award. Outstanding Delegation Award, Harvard National Model United Nations. Recipient, Senatorial Scholarship and Alumni Merit Scholarship. Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities.
Activities: Political Science Honor Society.
Awards
Heuisler Honor Society
University of Baltimore School of Law
Awarded to students graduating with high and outstanding grades in graduating class.
Book Award, Trusts & Estates
Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company
Awarded to student with the highest grade in Trusts & Estates.
Moot Court Champion
University of Baltimore School of Law
Awarded to top two-man debating team for entire academic year 1977-78.
Merit Award
University of Baltimore School of Law
Awarded for demonstrating high qualities of dedication and exemplary service to the University of Baltimore School of Law and the community at large(1977-78).
Moot Court Champion
University of Baltimore School of Law
Awarded to top two-man debating team for semester in 1977.
Merit Award
Univerisity of Baltimore School of Law
Awarded for demonstrating high qualities of dedication and exemplary service to the University of Baltimore School of Law and the community at large (1976-77).
Granted Early Admission to School of law
University of Baltimore School of Law
One of only two students selected each year to be admitted to School of Law before completing undergraduate degree.
Merit Award
University of Baltimore
Outstanding Delegation Award
Harvard University
Awarded to the most outstanding delegation to the Harvard University Model United Nations.
Senatorial Scholarship
Maryland State Senate
Awarded scholarship by Maryland state Senate.
Alumni Scholarship
University of Baltimore Alumni
Scholarship awarded by University of Baltimore Alumni.
Professional Associations
Hon. James Macgill American Inn of Court
Barrister Member
- Current
Activities: President (1996-97); President Elect (1995-96); Secretary-Treasurer (1993-95); Program Committee (1993-94);
Maryland Trial Lawyer's Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Chair, Nursing Home Section (2007-10); Vice-Chair, Nursing Home Section (2006-07); Legislative Committee (1989-95); Program Committee (1991-92).
Howard County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Co-Chair, Criminal Law Committee (1999-2000); Personal Injury Committe (1997-78); Bench-Bar Committee (1990-99); Golf Committe (1995-99); Membership Committee (1991-95).
Maryland Association for Justice
Chair, Nursing Home Section
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Activities: Nursing Home Section consists of attorneys handling and specializing in medical malpractice or medical negligence injury claims against nursing homes and long term care facilities for neglect and abuse.
Hon. James Macgill American Inn of Court
President
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Activities: Inn of Court includes attorneys and judges who meet monthly to improve professional competence and ethics. Meetings include educational programs to improve skills, professionalism, and civility.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Expert Report Requirement in Maryland's Medical Malpractice Statute (Complying With Walzer v. Osborne)
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, Trial Reporter
Maryland Criminal Procedure: Forms and Analysis (Second Edition)
West Group
Maryland Criminal Procedure Forms
Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company
The Status of the Defense of Diminished Capacity in Maryland Criminal Cases
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, Trial Reporter
State and Local Legislative Powers: An Analysis of the Conflict and Preemption Doctrines in Maryland
University of Baltimore Law Review
Social Media
Contact & Map
10490 Little Patuxent Parkway
Ste 200
Columbia, MD 21044
USA
Telephone: (410) 740-0101