Shannon M. Smith

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Bloomfield Hills, MI

Smith Blythe, PC
 | 1668 South Telegraph, Suite 140
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Phone: 248-622-2723
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (90%),
  • Family Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of the Law Offices of Shannon M. Smith, Shannon M. Smith, offers legal services to people living throughout the state of Michigan. She focuses her practice on chlld abuse and sexual crimes defense and handles the following types of cases: people criminally accused of committing sex crimes and criminal sexual conduct, juveniles charged with committing sexual conduct crimes and sex crimes, people facing allegations of criminal sexual conduct in child protection services cases, family law matters involving charges of criminal sexual conduct and appeals relating to criminal sexual conduct convictions.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan, Ms. Smith then went to Michigan State University College of Law and graduated with her Juris Doctor. In addition to her law degree, she is also a graduate of Trial Lawyers College, the National Criminal Defense College and the trial college through the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan.

Ms. Smith has worked with a wide assortment of cases involving allegations of sexual misconduct and sexual crimes. One of her cases, which involved a man accused of sexual assault by his nephews, was dismissed after the boys' motives were discovered. In another case, she negotiated a plea deal for a teacher who became sexually involved with a student, which led to a reduced sentence.

Involvement in the legal community is important to Ms. Smith. She is a member of several organizations including the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, the Oakland County Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Professional Advisory Board for a Useful Sex Offender Registry. In 2013, Ms. Smith was named one of the top 100 attorneys by The National Trial Lawyers and one of the top 40 attorneys under the age of 40 by the American Association for Justice.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (90%): Criminal Law, False Accusations, Juvenile Delinquency, Sex Offenses

Family Law (10%): Juvenile Law

Focus Areas

Criminal Law, False Accusations, Juvenile Delinquency, Sex Offenses, Juvenile Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013

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About Shannon Smith

Admitted: 2005, Michigan

Professional Webpage: http://www.defendingabuse.com/our-firm/shannon-smith/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 — American Association for Justice, 2012 - 2013
  • National Trial Lawyers — Top 100 Attorneys, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court - Eastern District of Michigan
  • Member, Macomb County Bar Association
  • Member, Oakland County Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan, Criminal & Family Law Sections
  • Member, Professional Advisory Board for a Useful Sex Offender Registry
  • Michigan
  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan

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Educational Background:

  • University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts, 2001
  • Graduate of Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College
  • Graduate of the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan Trial College
  • Graduate of the National Criminal Defense College
Office Location for Shannon M. Smith

1668 South Telegraph
Suite 140
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

Phone: 248-622-2723

 

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Last Updated: 5/4/2018

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