Christopher D. Smith

Top rated Bankruptcy attorney in Blasdell, New York

Smith & Messina, LLP
Christopher D. Smith
Smith & Messina, LLP

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation view more

Licensed in New York since: 2003

Education: University at Buffalo Law School - SUNY

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2013

Smith & Messina, LLP

3990 McKinley Pkwy
Suite 3
Blasdell, NY 14219 Visit website


Christopher D. Smith is a founding partner and attorney of Smith and Messina, LLP, located in Blasdell, New York. Licensed to practice in the state of New York, he has successfully represented numerous clients in courts in issues involving bankruptcy law, including Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, debt collection, debt relief and foreclosure matters. He also advises clients on personal injury and real estate matters. 

After receiving his undergraduate degree in psychology from The State University of New York at Buffalo, Mr. Smith joined the University at Buffalo School of Law. He graduated cum laude from law school and earned his doctorate in jurisprudence. 

A well-experienced and diligent attorney with over 19 years of experience, Mr. Smith has counseled hundreds of clients and represented them in several courts in the state, including the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York. With his immense knowledge of several state-mandated laws, combined with extensive litigation experience, he works toward providing a very cost-effective and personal strategy for his clients. 

Be it a simple or complex legal issue, Mr. Smith extensively conducts his research and thoroughly understands the issues that his clients are facing before developing solutions for them. He makes sure to respond to his clients on time and not leave them feeling anxious about how their case is moving forward. He is rated “Excellent” on Avvo. 

Mr. Smith has been a long-standing member of the Erie County Bar Foundation and the New York City Bar Association since 2003. 

Practice areas

Bankruptcy: Consumer, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Real Estate: Consumer
  • 30% Bankruptcy: Consumer
  • 30% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20% Real Estate: Consumer

First Admitted: 2003, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New York, U.S. District Court Western District of New York, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of New York
  • Erie County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, Psychology
  • , Super Lawyer- Western New York, Super Lawyers

Office location for Christopher D. Smith

3990 McKinley Pkwy
Suite 3
Blasdell, NY 14219

Phone: 716-648-1400


9 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2013

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