For a lawyer, receiving a grievance notice from the Florida Bar can be devastating. Your license to practice law is on the line, and for most lawyers, the grievance process is a frightening mystery.
With his deep knowledge of both the Bar's inner workings and the underlying ethical principles involved, Skip Smith has successfully guided hundreds of attorneys through bar-disciplinary proceedings. His clear-headed, rational approach enables attorneys to frame the best possible response to the Bar’s inquiry. If the matter proceeds beyond this first step, Skip’s extensive experience as a trial and appellate lawyer provides his clients with the advocacy and negotiation skills needed to pursue a favorable result with bar counsel, before a grievance committee, or in the Supreme Court of Florida.