Donna J. Smiedt

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Arlington, TX

Board Certified Family Law Specialist
 | 6208 West Poly Webb Road, Arlington, TX 76016
Phone: 817-572-9900
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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With a career that spans over 30 years, attorney Donna J. Smiedt focuses her practice exclusively on family law. Through her law firm, The Family Law Firm of Donna J. Smiedt in Arlington, Texas, she represents clients throughout Tarrant County and all across Texas with their legal needs related to divorce, child custody and support issues, property division, and all other areas of complex family law litigation. In addition, Ms. Smiedt also offers mediation services, adoption support, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, paternity determinations, post-divorce modifications, and more.

Ms. Smiedt began her legal career in 1986 after she obtained her Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. The State Bar of Texas admitted her to practice that same year, and she is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, as well as before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Fully dedicated to her practice, Ms. Smiedt holds a certification as a family law specialist from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She also remains active in several professional legal associations, including the Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association, the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists and the Arlington Bar Association, among others.

As an attorney, Ms. Smiedt is passionate about helping individuals and their families through their most difficult and challenging legal issues. Understanding the emotions her clients are experiencing, she provides compassionate counsel aimed at protecting the best interests of those she serves. In recognition for her professionalism and service, she has received a number of awards and honors over the years, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%): Adoption, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation & Collaborative Law


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Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006

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About Donna Smiedt

Admitted: 1986, Texas

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Honors and Awards:

  • Named a Fort Worth Top Attorney, 2013
  • AV rating
  • Family Law Attorney of the Year in Arlington, 1997-2002 and 2010

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Family Law, Texas Board of Specialization, 1991

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The College of the State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member
  • Arlington Professional and Businesswomen’s Club, Member
  • Arlington Bar Association, Member
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Member
  • Tarrant County Family Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Texas State Court
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Office Location for Donna J. Smiedt

6208 West Poly Webb Road
Arlington, TX 76016

Phone: 817-572-9900


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Last Updated: 2/9/2017

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