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 - 2015

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

    • 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