Agenique N. Smiley

  • Attorney
  • Livonia, Michigan Office

Agenique N. Smiley is an attorney in our Livonia office where she focuses her practice on insurance defense matters, including directors and officers, errors and omissions, and legal malpractice. She concentrates on defending Michigan No-Fault, Personal Injury Protection (PIP), and Bodily Injury (BI) claims for multiple auto accident carriers.

Overview

Agenique N. Smiley is an attorney in our Livonia office where she focuses her practice on insurance defense matters, including directors and officers, errors and omissions, and legal malpractice. She concentrates on defending Michigan No-Fault, Personal Injury Protection (PIP), and Bodily Injury (BI) claims for multiple auto accident carriers.

She has a demonstrated proficiency in conducting legal research and great aptitude as it pertains to legal analysis, interpretation of the law and problem solving. She has excellent communication skills, provide effective advice and counsel, and adapts well to the ever-changing legal climate.

Practice Groups

Education

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Juris Doctor, Litigation and Legal Research and Writing
2001 – 2003

Converse College
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science & Psychology
1996 – 2000
Member of Civitas-Student Judicial Board

Honors

Annual Better Newspaper Contest
Michigan Press Association
May 2018
In the Michigan Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest, she placed 2nd in two categories:
-Business & Agriculture
-Government & Education

Excellence In Journalism Award – Consumer Watchdog Category
Society of Professional Journalists
Apr 2017
She won this award for an article she wrote for Michigan Lawyers Weekly regarding whether forced arbitration helped or hurt the public. The article, which included an attorney interview, focused on the pros and cons of forced arbitration and its impact on a party’s ability to obtain justice.

Memberships and Associations

State Bar of Michigan
-Public Outreach and Education Committee
-Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
-Labor and Employment Law Section

Insurance Alliance of Michigan (IAM)

Grand Rapids Adjusters Association (GRAA)

Central Michigan Adjusters Association (CMAA)

Jurisdiction and Court Admissions

Michigan State Courts

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Practice Groups

Education

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Juris Doctor, Litigation and Legal Research and Writing
2001 – 2003

Converse College
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science & Psychology
1996 – 2000
Member of Civitas-Student Judicial Board

Honors

Annual Better Newspaper Contest
Michigan Press Association
May 2018
In the Michigan Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest, she placed 2nd in two categories:
-Business & Agriculture
-Government & Education

Excellence In Journalism Award – Consumer Watchdog Category
Society of Professional Journalists
Apr 2017
She won this award for an article she wrote for Michigan Lawyers Weekly regarding whether forced arbitration helped or hurt the public. The article, which included an attorney interview, focused on the pros and cons of forced arbitration and its impact on a party’s ability to obtain justice.