Andrew J. Smiley

Andrew J. Smiley

Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
212-986-2022
866-SMILEYLAW (Toll Free)
Fax:
212-697-4689
E-mail:

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of Vermont, 1999
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2003

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 1996
    • Honors: Vice President, Moot Court Honor Society
    • Honors: Executive Board -Chair of Trial Division
    • Honors: Coach - Brooklyn Law School National Trial Team Northeast Region Champions
    • Honors: Judge Edward and Doris A. Thompson Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
  • Tulane University
    • B.A. - 1993
    • Honors: Honors
    • Major: Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • Named New York Super Lawyer, 2010 - 2016

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Friars Club

Organizations/Affiliations:

  • New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance
    • President (July 2015 – present)
    • Vice President (June 2013 – July 2015)
    • Treasurer (June 2011 – June 2013)
    • Secretary (June 2009- June 2011)
    • Board of Directors (2000-present)
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
    • President Elect (April 2016 to present)
    • Vice President – 1st Dept (July 2013 – April 2016)
    • Board of Directors (2013- present)
    • Judicial Screening Committee (2013- present)
  • Judicial Screening Committee, Kings County Democratic Party (2013)
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • The American Association For Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Brooklyn Law School Alumni Association
  • National Order of Barristers
  • Friars Club - member

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Presentations

Presenter on Evidence, 2016 Annual Update, Precedents & Statutes for Personal Injury Litigators, New York State Academy Of Trial Lawyers, September 30, 2016

Medical Malpractice in New York: A View From All Sides: The Bench, The Bar and OCA, New York State Bar Association, October 11, 2015

Effectively Using Experts in Personal Injury Cases, Lawline, October 8, 2015

Killer Cross Examination Strategies, Clear Law Institute, April 21, 2015

Powerful Opening Statements, Clear Law Institute, January 13, 2015

The Dram Shop Law: New York Liquor Liability, Lawline.com, November 20, 2014

Killer Cross Examination Strategies, Lawline.com, November 20, 2014

Trial Techniques: Tricks of the Trade Update, Lawline.com, October 14, 2014

Personal Trainer Negligence Update, Lawline.com, October 14, 2014

Trial Techniques - Part 2: Cross- Examination & Closing Arguments, Brooklyn Bar Association, May 15, 2014

Trial Techniques - Part 1: Jury Selection, Opening Statements & Direct Examination, Brooklyn Bar Association, May 7, 2014

Health, Fitness & Adventure Sports Liability, New York State Bar Association, August 1, 3013

Direct Exams: How To Make Your Witnesses Shine, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, May 6, 2013

Opening Statements: A Recipe for Success, Lawline.com, August 7, 2012

"You Had Me at Hello": Delivering an Effective and Powerful Opening Statement, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, April 1, 2012

Preparing the Construction Accident Case, New York County Lawyers Association, March 26, 2012

The Nults and Bolts of a Trial, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, October 24, 2011

Personal Trainer Negligence, Lawline.com, March 22, 2011

Effectively Using Experts in Personal Injury Cases, Lawline.com, May 4, 2011

Trial Techniques: The Tricks of the Trade, Lawline.com, February 16, 2011

Practice Makes Perfect: Learn to Practice Like a Pro, Lawline.com, January 18, 2011

Jury Selection 101, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, December 14, 2010

Practical Guidelines for Getting Items into Evidence, Lawline.com, March, 2010

Winning Your Case: Trial Skills that Count, Lawline.com, August 21, 2009

Television Appearances

    • Fox News Channel
      • The O'Reilly Factor
      • What's Happening Now with Martha McCallum
      • America's News Room
      • Fox & Friends
    • Fox Business Channel
      • Neil Cavuto
      • Money with Melissa Francis
    • CNN
    • Bloomberg TV
    • Headline News
    • Tru TV
    • Court TV
    • The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet

Interests, Hobbies

  • Tennis, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Cooking, Water Skiing