Susan B. Smith - Partner

Biography

Susan B. Smith has represented individuals, small businesses, companies, corporations, and associations in transactional matters and litigation. She has tried over 70 jury trials to verdict, involving commercial carriers and personal lines, personal injury, auto, premises, work injuries, property damage claims, and construction defect cases. Susan has represented businesses in prosecution and defense involving breach of contract, enforcement of agreements, and related issues. She has handled bankruptcy claims, both for debtors and creditors, throughout the bankruptcy process. She performed real estate transactions and provided legal transactions for SBA loans. Susan previously worked for oil and gas companies as a title analyst.

Representative Experience

Personal Injury Defense:
Litigation involving automobile and trucking accidents, premises liability claims, construction accidents, and other work injuries

Property Damage Litigation:
Litigation of contract claims, construction defect claims, and deceptive trade practices claims

First Party Insurance Claims:
Represented insurance companies in breach of contract and bad faith cases, uninsured/underinsured claims, conducted examinations under oath, and other support

Admissions

  • State Courts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
     

Professional Affiliation

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas

Education

  • South Texas College of Law, 1987
  • B.B.A., Journalism, cum laude, University of North Texas, 1978