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William S Smith

William S Smith

AGGRESSIVE CRIMINAL DEFENSE & GUN RIGHTS LAWYER / FIREARMS ATTORNEY LTC FID
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Family Law ...
  • Massachusetts
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Biography

Attorney William S. Smith is the co-author of “Warrantless Searches of Persons or Places” in the award-winning reference manual used by attorneys, “Trying Drug Cases in Massachusetts.” He has been an invited lecturer and instructor at many continuing legal education seminars and conferences for attorneys. The founder of the first and only website for appellate criminal defense attorneys in the state, he was also a guest on a major television talk show in Boston. As a bar association leader, Attorney Smith has testified before the Massachusetts Judiciary Committee in the Statehouse multiple times with respect to criminal justice legislation. He has litigated criminal and civil cases extensively throughout both the state and federal trial and appellate courts. In 2008 he represented the defendant in a landmark case on automobile stops in Massachusetts before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Attorney Smith has also represented defendants in many other high-profile criminal matters. He regularly handles first-degree murder and all other types of homicide appeals.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    White Collar Crime
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Additional Practice Area
  • FIREARMS LICENSE LAW - DENIALS SUSPENSIONS LTC FID
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
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Languages
  • French: Spoken
Professional Experience
PROPRIETOR
THE LAW OFFICE OF WILLIAM S. SMITH
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Awards
Continuing Legal Education
MCLE
Authored a section of a legal reference book, "Trying Drug Cases in Massachusetts" used by lawyers and judges that won an award from a national continuing legal education association.
Professional Associations
State Bar of Massachusetts
Member
Current
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Worcester County Bar Association
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
"Warrantless Search and Seizure" in the book "Trying Drug Cases in Massachusetts"
MCLE
Speaking Engagements
Preserving the Record at Trial, Criminal Defense CLE Seminars, Lowell, MA
Greater Lowell Bar Association
The Harmless Error Doctrine, WilmerHale, Boston, MA
Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
"Firearms Law in Youthful Offender Cases”, Youthful Offender Conference, Worcester, MA
CPCS
Certifications
First and Second Degree Murder Case Assignment
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Websites & Blogs
Website
THE LAW OFFICE OF WILLIAM S. SMITH
Contact & Map
PO Box 282
997 Main Street
Holden, MA 01520
Telephone: (774) 317-9287
Cell: (774) 364-1754
Fax: (508) 267-0500