Brian D. Smith

Partner

Overview:

Born in Fayetteville, Arkansas, October 29, 1953

Education:

  • Attended University of Arkansas 1972-1973
  • Attended LSU Baton Rouge 1973-1975
  • Accepted to Law School after three years
  • Graduated from LSU Law Center – JD 1977

Bar Admissions:

  • The Louisiana State Bar, 1978
  • State Bar of Texas, 1993
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1979
  • U.S. District Court WDLA, 1979
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
  • U.S. District Court EDTX, 2011

Memberships:

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • American Mensa Society
  • Intertel

Related Professional Positions:

  • Law Clerk, First JDC, Caddo Parish, Louisiana 1978-1979
  • Acting Judicial Administrator, First JDC, Caddo Parish, Louisiana 1979
  • Adjunct Instructor, LSU-S Paralegal Institute 1983-1987

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial and Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Construction Litigation
  • Electric Utility Defense
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Worker’s Compensation Defense
  • Agents’ & Brokers’ Liability Defense
  • Municipal and Government Defense
  • Civil Rights Litigation