Zachary D. Smith

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Cincinnati, OH

Zachary D. Smith, LLC
 | Centennial Plaza III, 895 Central Ave, Suite 305
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-275-1164
Fax: 513-277-0997
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    The owner of his own firm located in Cincinnati, Ohio, Zachary D. Smith focuses his practice exclusively on family law matters. Providing representation to clients throughout the state, he assists people who are facing the end of their marriage and helps them deal with such divorce-related issues such as property division, child custody and visitation, and spousal and child support. An accomplished litigator, Mr. Smith is also a trained family law mediator and has extensive experience in collaborative divorce proceedings as well. Other family law matters that Mr. Smith handles include paternity disputes and the obtaining of protective orders for clients who have been victims of domestic violence.

    Mr. Smith attended Indiana University Bloomington as an undergraduate, where he received a Bachelor of Science in management in 2003. He went on to pursue his legal studies at the University of Cincinnati College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2007. After graduation, Mr. Smith joined the Commonwealth of Kentucky's Department of Public Advocacy, where he served as an assistant public defender and obtained significant trial experience. After one year, he entered private practice and was with a well-known Cincinnati family law firm before going out on his own in 2015. Admitted to practice in Ohio and Kentucky, Mr. Smith is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

    Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Smith has received a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. He stays abreast of current developments in his practice area through his memberships in the Cincinnati Bar Association and the Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

    Certificates and Credentials

    Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist

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    About Zachary Smith

    Admitted: 2007, Ohio

    Professional Webpage: http://zdslaw.com/Zachary-Smith.html

    Honors/Awards:

    • Named to 2020 Super Lawyers List, Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2020
    • Named to 2019 Super Lawyers List, Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2019
    • Named to 2017 Super Lawyers List, Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2017
    • Named to 2018 Super Lawyers List, Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2018
    • Named to Super Lawyers Rising Star 2016, Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2016
    • Named Cincy Leading lawyer. , Cincinnati Leading Lawyers, Cincinnati Magazine, 2019
    • Cincinnati Leading Lawyer - Cincinnati Magazine, Cincinnati Leading Lawyer, Cincinnati Magazine, 2018
    • Named to Rising stars 2015, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2015
    • Named 2020 Cincy Leading lawyers, Cincinnati Leading Lawyers, Cincinnati Magazine, 2020

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist -- Family Relations Law, 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Ohio State Bar Association -- Certified Family Relations Law Specialist, 2019
    • Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2008
    • Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals -- Co-Chair
    • Ohio
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2009
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2009
    • Kentucky

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals
    • Board Member/Volunteer, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Presenter - Domestic Violence Civil Protection Orders, Presenter, Cincinnati Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Cincinnati Bar Association, 2019

    Educational Background:

    • Indiana University, Bloomington
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    Office Location for Zachary D. Smith

    Centennial Plaza III
    895 Central Ave, Suite 305
    Cincinnati, OH 45202

    Phone: 513-275-1164

    Fax: 513-277-0997

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    Last Updated: 7/2/2020

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