Debra A. Smith has been a member of the California State Bar and an advocate on the issue of Domestic Violence and its effects on the family for 25 years. She is licensed to practice law in California and New Mexico and has been specially admitted to handle cases in five other states (Texas, Tennessee, Ohio, Nevada, and Arizona). She fully understands the arts of advocacy and persuasion that are crucial to the presentation of winning cases at trial. She has represented clients in high stakes cases, both state and federal, and has more than a 90% win rate at jury trial.
She is a member of the prestigious “Million Dollar Advocates” forum; open only to attorneys who have won verdicts over $1,000,000. Her office in Riverside, CA, mainly handles family law and CPS Juvenile cases. Outside the office, she is a mother of three boys, step-mother to two other boys, and has a strong passion for horses, nature, and snow skiing.
Through many years of dealing with her own real life personal situations, she has been given understanding and compassion. Because of this, she is able to assist clients in obtaining positive outcomes in their cases. Debra is an attorney that not only has many years of courtroom experience, but uniquely understands the nature and effects of physical and verbal abuse as well.