John D. Smith

Top rated family law attorney in Springboro, Ohio

Smith, Meier & Webb, LPA
John D. Smith
Smith, Meier & Webb, LPA

Practice Areas: Family law, Criminal defense, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 1980

Education: University of Dayton School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2023

Smith, Meier & Webb, LPA

140 North Main Street
Suite B
Springboro, OH 45066 Visit website


Attorney John D. Smith is the founder of the Springboro law firm of John D. Smith Co., L.P.A. Since establishing his law office, Mr. Smith has focused on representing the interests of the residents of Springboro, nearby Cincinnati and Dayton, and those living in the surrounding counties in southwestern Ohio, including Butler, Warren, Clinton, Montgomery, Greene and Preble, as they work to overcome complex legal challenges that fall into the following practice areas:

·         Family law and high-asset divorce

·         Personal injury law

·         Bad faith insurance

·         Real estate

·         Criminal law

·         Estate law

In addition to his primary focus on litigation, Mr. Smith also assists clients who want to take proactive legal steps. For example, his estate planning practice allows his clients to plan for the future to protect not only themselves but also those they love through the creation of comprehensive estate plans.

Mr. Smith began his legal career in 1980 after earning his law degree from the University of Dayton School of Law and his approval to practice law in the state of Ohio. Over the past 35-plus years, Mr. Smith has earned a reputation as one of the region's leading attorneys, which is evident in his membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The prestigious group limits its membership to attorneys who have secured at least $1 million for a client in a verdict or settlement.

Mr. Smith is a valued member of both his local community and the legal community. He is a member of a number of associations, including the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Practice areas

Family law, Criminal defense, Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Divorce, Criminal law, Personal injury - plaintiff

  • 40% Family law
  • 30% Criminal defense
  • 30% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1980, Ohio

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Chairman, Butler County Democratic Party
  • Chairman, Human relations council of Middletown
  • President, Chamber of Commerce
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Ohio, 1980
Educational Background:
  • Fenwick High School, Middletown, Ohio, 1972
  • University of Notre Dame, 1976

Office location for John D. Smith

140 North Main Street
Suite B
Springboro, OH 45066

Phone: 937-557-0128


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2023

Top Lists

Top 50: Cincinnati Super Lawyers: 2014, 2016 - 2017, 2022 - 2023 Top 100: Ohio Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023

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