David Aaron Smith

David Aaron Smith

Criminal Defense Attorney & Criminal Law Specialist
  • Criminal Law
  • Texas
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Criminal Defense Attorney David Smith is Board Certified, Criminal Law -- Texas Board of Legal Specialization. David practices criminal law and provides zealous criminal defense in cases involving drug possession, weapon possession, DWI, theft, robbery, burglary, murder, manslaughter, assault and family violence, harassment, terroristic threat, intoxication manslaughter, and many more. David Smith practices criminal law in Brazoria and Harris counties. David Smith Law Firm, PLLC principal office location is in Pearland, Brazoria County, Texas, serving clients in: Alvin, Angleton, Clute, Freeport, Jones Creek, Lake Jackson, Manvel, Pearland, Richwood, Sweeny, Surfside, West Columbia, and more!

Practice Area
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24044359
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United States District Court Southern District of Texas
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
David Smith Law Firm, PLLC
- Current
Attorney Manager
Thomas J Henry, Personal Injury Attorneys
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• Lead a litigation team at one of the nation’s largest, most successful plaintiff personal injury firms • Ensure KPIs are met and exceeded, such as: client satisfaction, ensuring maximum case value resolution, & deadline adherence • Facilitate the development of complex cases, ensuring liability (negligence & gross negligence), medical development, and insurance facts are thoroughly investigated and prosecuted • Strategize mediation and trial presentation • Liaise with senior leadership to ensure firm’s best-practices are followed • Engage in ongoing training and development of personal injury case management and trial skills
Assistant Criminal District Attorney
Brazoria County District Attorney's Office
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Chief-Misdemeanor Division (06/2012 - 12/2022) • Leader, advocate, and mentor to a dynamic legal team of 14. • Coached and guided over 30 professionals to achieve successful legal careers. Felony Trial Division (10/2007-7/2012) • Prosecuted approximately 50 felony jury trials • Negotiated numerous complex plea deals • Made legal requests via subpoenas for defendant and witness information • Interfaced with crime victims, witnesses, and law enforcement during the preparation of cases for pleas or trial • Compassionately balanced the needs of crime victims, while upholding to duty to justice Misdemeanor Trial Division (3/2006-10/2007) • Prosecuted approximately 40 misdemeanor jury trials • Prosecuted two first-chair felony cases Juvenile Prosecution Division (12/2005-3/2006) • Proactively managed cases from screening through plea • Ensured the best interests of each juvenile were attained
Education
University of Houston Law Center
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Professional Associations
Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Texas State Bar  # 24044359
Member
- Current
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Brazoria County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Certifications
Board Certified, Criminal Law --
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Website
David Smith Law Firm, PLLC
Contact & Map
David Smith Law Firm, PLLC
Pearland
11200 Broadway St.
Suite 2743
Pearland, TX 77584
Telephone: (832) 353-1756
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Meetings by Appointment Only. Free Initial Consultation.
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