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Gary K. Smith

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Plaintiff Catastrophic Injury and Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Injury
  • Nursing Home Injury

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Tennessee, 1973

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • All Tennessee State courts
  • Multiple United States District Courts
  • United States Courts of Appeal for the Fifth, Sixth and Eighth Circuits, and the Supreme Court of The United States
     

EDUCATION

  • University of Memphis, J.D. 1973
  • University of Kentucky, Southern Illinois University, B.A. 1970

HONORS

  • National Moot Court Team, The Order of the Barristers.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Memphis Bar Association, President 2012
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court, Executive Committee, Master of the Bench, President 2000-2001
  • Hearing Panel, State of Tennessee Supreme Court Disciplinary Board 1991-1997
  • Memphis Bar Foundation
  • Lawyers Journal Club
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Board of Directors 2006-2016; Secretary of International Relations 2014-2016
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Board of Directors 2017 –
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow Litigation Counsel of America
  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100
  • Super Lawyers, Since 2007
  • Best Lawyers, Since 1995
  • America’s Best Lawyers, Top 100, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Nation’s Top One Percent