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Kathleen Janetatos Smith

Kathleen Janetatos Smith

  • Employment Law, Communications & Internet Law, Business Law...
  • California
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Theodore Jason Schneider
Theodore Jason Schneider February 8, 2021
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Kathi is a sharp, experienced, creative and aggressive civil litigation attorney with a stellar reputation, who zealously advocates for her clients, whether through mediation, arbitration or in court. View More
Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

We have worked at the same law firm together for 7 years.

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client

We work on different matters for the same clients on a regular basis.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?

Kathi is a sharp, creative and aggressive civil litigation attorney who zealously advocates for her clients.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Kathi has been practicing law for decades and has a strong grasp of legal foundations and specific legal issues.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Kathi is an excellent researcher and excels at applying the law to the facts of the client's particular matter.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Kathi is honest and forthright with clients and direct her communication.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Kathi's ethics and standards of professionalism are beyond reproach. She is respected by many in the local Bar Association.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Business litigation, partnership disputes, real estate disputes, contract disputes, general civil litigation.
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Arbitration
  • Business Advising
  • Client Relations
  • Collaboration
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Document Review
  • Drafting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Financial Literacy (handling client funds)
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral Argument
  • Problem Solving
  • Pro Bono and Community Services
  • Project Management
  • Trials
  • Use of Technology
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends