Phone 208.344.6000 Email info@hawleytroxell.com
     

Stephen C. Smith

Of Counsel
PHONE 208.344.6000   FAX 208.954.5268   EMAIL scsmith@hawleytroxell.com

Steve Smith is an experienced trial lawyer, third-generation native of Boise, Idaho, and a member of the firm’s litigation group. He is experienced in defending lawyers charged with disciplinary offenses and with legal ethics. Smith is the former chairman of the Washington State Bar Disciplinary Board and is frequently appointed by the WSBA to defend lawyers in disciplinary and disability proceedings. He is a frequent speaker on various subjects involving lawyer ethics and disciplinary proceedings.

Mr. Smith has substantial trial experience, including cases involving natural resources disasters, wildland fire litigation, and other resource issues. His trial experience in the courts of Idaho, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii, the territories of American Samoa and Guam, and the Federated States of Micronesia include complex casualty, construction, aviation, maritime, professional and medical malpractice, products liability, and general commercial cases.

Mr. Smith has also argued numerous state and federal appeals, and has been retained as an independent third party investigator for allegations of employment discrimination and sexual harassment.

In addition to commercial interests, Mr. Smith has represented ship owners, airline pilots, airlines, lawyers, doctors, and other professionals in a wide variety of cases. He also represents athletes before the Idaho High School Activities Association.

Prior to joining Hawley Troxell, Mr. Smith was a trial specialist with the Oceania’s largest law firm, Carlsmith Ball LLP in Honolulu. He previously practiced with and was chairman of the Transportation Litigation Group of a large Seattle law firm.


Practice Areas

Clerkship

Chief United States District Judge Walter T. McGovern, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, Seattle, 1985-1987

Education

Law School: Tulane University of Louisiana, J.D., cum laude, 1985

Undergraduate: Georgetown University, A.B., 1977

Community Activities

Boise City Historic Preservation Commissioner

Treasure Valley Lacrosse League former Commissioner

 



Main Office: 877 W Main Street, Ste 1000, Boise, Idaho 83702   208.344.6000   info@hawleytroxell.com
Email Signup    Careers    Privacy Policy    Terms & Conditions
© 2014 Hawley Troxell. All Rights Reserved.

Disclaimer: The information on Hawley Troxell's website and the information found through the designated links is not intended to be advertising or solicitation, and is not intended to provide legal advice. Use of this website is not a substitute for consultation with legal counsel.

Use of this website, or of the information it contains, does not create an attorney-client relationship between the user and Hawley Troxell. Hawley Troxell does not endorse or promote any linked entities or websites, and provides these links solely as a convenience to the user. Please do not use the e-mail links on this website for the transmission of confidential or sensitive information, as the security of such communications cannot be assured.