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About Mickey W. Smith, Esq.

Pueblo Colorado Personal Injury Attorney

Attorney Mickey Smith

Attorney Mickey W. Smith is a proud Colorado native. He was born in 1950 in Las Animas, Colorado. He attended South High School in Pueblo, Colorado – graduating in 1968. He received his B.A. in Chemistry from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1972 and then headed to the South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas to complete his J.D. Since 1975 Mickey W. Smith has been serving the citizens and businesses of Colorado. He is married with two children, Adam, a graduate of Goerge Washington University in D.C. and Sarah, a graduate of the Art Institute of Denver.

Legal Scholastic Honors:

  • Legal Academic Honorary, Order of the Lytae
  • Assistant Editor-in-Chief, Law Journal, 1974
  • Published writings:  Comment, An Employer's Duty to Petition for N.L.R.B.    Election, 16 S.Tex.L.J.91 (1974)
  • E. E. Townes Award for Scholastic Excellence, May 1975
  • Wayne Thomas Award for Best Law Journal Article, May 1975

Professional Experience:

  • 1993-Present   

    Sole Practice Law Firm, 701 Grand Avenue, Pueblo, CO

    Practice limited to representation of persons injured in automobile, premises, and other accidents, wrongful death and insurance disputes.

  • 1990-1993

    Partner - Smith, Billups & Vigna
    Supervisory responsibilities over general civil litigation practice.  Direct case responsibility over personal injury, professional negligence, trials and appeals.

  • 1987-1990        

    Partner - Smith & Billups
    Primary responsibility over personal injury, professional negligence, products liability and insurance claims. General and supervisory responsibility over general civil trials and appeals, worker's compensation, business litigation and social security claims.

  • 1983-1987        

    Law firm of Mickey W. Smith
    Established sole practice, broad-based law firm which emphasized plaintiff's personal injury litigation.

  • 1979-1983        

    Associate, Law firm of Laurence A. Ardell, Pueblo, CO
    Responsible for representation of general law clients including domestic, business, real estate, traffic/criminal, estates and wills with a practice emphasis on trials, insurance defense and personal injury litigation.

Military Attorney, Staff Judge Advocate

Criminal Law - 1975-1977  Trial Counsel, prosecution of criminal cases; Chief Trial Counsel, responsible for supervision of criminal prosecutors and supervision of 3 trial counsel.

Civil Law - 1977-1979  Chief of Claims and Recovery Judge Advocate.  Defended and prosecuted claims against and on behalf of the U.S. Army.

1973-1975         Legal Clerk for the firm Fulbright & Jaworski, Houston, TX
                          Legal Intern, District Attorney's Office, Pueblo, CO

 

Professional Memberships/Licensure/Offices Held/Appointments

            Attorney & Counselor at Law - Colorado Supreme Court - 10/6/75
            Colorado Bar Association
            Association of American Trial Lawyers
            Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
            Pueblo County Bar Association
            Past President, Pueblo County Bar Association (1992-93)
            Past Board of Governors, Colorado Bar Association (1993-95)
            Director, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (1990-present)
            Past Director, Coloradoans for Civil Justice
            Past Co-Chair Auto Litigation Task Force
            CTLA-EAGLE Advocate (1986-present)
            Executive Committee, Colorado Trial Association
            Colorado Supreme Court Grievance Committee (1995-present)
            Chair, People's Law School (1990-1995)
            Legislative Key Person, CTLA (1990-present)

Teaching

University of Southern Colorado - Business Law, Business Law II
Pueblo People's Law School: Tort Law, Auto Litigation, Insurance, Professional Negligence, Civil Procedure
CLE Presentation - Recent Problems in Dealing with No Fault Cases, May 1991
CLE Chair, CTLA - Hot Topics in Personal Injury, May 1992
CLE Presentation - Biomechanic Experts in Auto Litigation, October 1992

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Personal Injury Attorney Mickey W. Smith also serves clients in Pueblo West, Penrose, Florence, Salt Creek, Avondale, Boone, Canon City, Colorado City, Swallows, and Fort Carson, Colorado.


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