Andrew J. Smiley

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Partner

Phone:
866-764-5395 (866-SMILEYLAW)
212-986-2022
Fax:
212-697-4689

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
  • Top Attorneys in New York Metro Area, 2010 - 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2011 - 2016

 

Organizations/Affiliations:

  • New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance
    • Chairman of Board of Governors (July 2017 – Present)
    • President (July 2015 – July 2017)
    • 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 (May 2017 to present)
    • President Elect (April 2016 - May 2017)
    • 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

  • Punitive Damages – What to Plead, What to Prove: Medical Malpractice, New York State Academy Of Trial Lawyers, June 8, 2017 & June 21, 2017
  • 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