Carol A. Smith

  • Attorney
  • Livonia, Michigan Office

Carol Smith is an attorney in our Livonia office where she focuses her practice on insurance defense matters. She has considerable litigation and trial experience representing clients in third-party auto claims, as well as first-party no-fault and uninsured motorist claims.

Overview

Carol Smith is an attorney in our Livonia office where she focuses her practice on insurance defense matters. She has considerable litigation and trial experience representing clients in third-party auto claims, as well as first-party no-fault and uninsured motorist claims. Additionally, she advises clients on numerous areas of law, including insurance coverage, general liability, personal injury protection (PIP) and bodily injury claims.

She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Oakland County Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, and Michigan Defense Trial Counsel. Ms. Smith earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oakland University and a Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ms. Smith was a paralegal for five years during which time she gained valuable legal knowledge and experience that she used as a stepping stone to becoming a practicing lawyer. She worked full-time as a paralegal during the day and attended law school full time in the evenings. Despite the busy schedule, she managed to maintain the honor roll and dean’s list every term, received several book awards, and graduated cum laude. She has transferred this hard work and dedication to her legal practice.

Practice Groups

Education

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, cum laude, J.D., 2014
Oakland University, B.A., Political Science and Psychology, 2008

Memberships and Associations

State Bar of Michigan
Oakland County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC)

Jurisdiction and Court Admissions

Michigan State Courts
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Practice Groups

Education

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, cum laude, J.D., 2014
Oakland University, B.A., Political Science and Psychology, 2008