G. David Smith

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Rockwall, TX

Smith & Lee Lawyers
 | 702 North Goliad, Rockwall, TX 75087
Phone: 972-961-7862
Fax: 972-771-0513
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2011, 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

G. David Smith is the founder and managing partner of Smith & Lee, Lawyers, P.C., in Rockwall, Texas. He is  Board-Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as a Personal Injury Trial Attorney.  G. David and his partner, Ryan Lee, represent clients who have suffered serious injuries or death due to gas explosions, defective products, auto accidents, motorcycle collisions, truck accidents, medical malpractice/negligence and oil field accidents. These two lawyers and their experienced legal staff also represent clients involved in complex civil litigation, business litigation and criminal law.

Since receiving his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law in 1983, G. David has tried cases in both state and federal courts throughout the state of Texas. He thoroughly researches all the facts of his clients' cases and utilizes state-of-the-art technology to more effectively defend his clients before judges and juries. Because of this in-depth approach, David has obtained numerous successful verdicts on behalf of his clients, including verdicts in cases that were originally rejected by other lawyers.

G. David is a past president of the Rockwall Bar Association and is currently an active member of the association.  He maintains membership with the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Locally, G. David serves on the Board of Directors of the Rockwall Grace Center for Family and Community Development and as the President of the Board of Directors for the Northeast Texas Community Development Corporation d/b/a Rockwall Housing Development Corporation.  He also serves on the City of Rockwall Board of Adjustments.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Business Litigation (30%)

Criminal Defense (10%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents


Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2011, 2016 - 2018

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About David Smith

Admitted: 1983, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://smithandlee.com/about/

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1990

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, Rockwall County Bar Association, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1983
  • Texas, 1983
  • Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member, Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Committee member, City of Rockwall Board of Adjustments
  • Director, Rockwall Grace Center for Family and Community Development d/ba Grace Clinic.
  • President/Board Member, Rockwall County Housing Development Corporation
  • Past SPRC Chair, First United Methodist Church of Rockwall


  • Rear end auto collision settled for $265,000.00., 2018
  • Electrocution case settled for confidential amount., 2017
  • Explosion case settlement for confidential amount.  Smith & Lee represented the estate of a gentleman severely injured in an gas explosion who later died of his injuries., 2010
  • See firm website

Representative Clients:

  • People who need help.

Educational Background:

  • G. David Smith graduated from Muleshoe High School in 1976.  He attended college in Odessa, Texas at both Odessa College and the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, from which he graduated with honors.  Smith attended law school at Texas Tech University and graduated with a Juris Doctor Degree in 1983.  Smith became Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law in 1990.

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Utility Construction
Office Location for G. David Smith

702 North Goliad
Rockwall, TX 75087

Phone: 972-961-7862

Fax: 972-771-0513


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Last Updated: 3/27/2018

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