Emily E. Smith

Emily E. Smith

Overview

Emily Smith is a dedicated personal injury attorney practicing out of Allen & Allen’s Fredericksburg office. With a focused practice on cases involving car, truck, or motorcycle crashes, Emily is known for fearlessly advocating on behalf of her clients. Her reputation for distilling complex legal issues down to the most vital information sets her apart in the field.

Emily places a strong emphasis on client service and communication, ensuring that her clients are informed and supported throughout every step of the legal process. Her history of high client satisfaction is a testament to her dedication to providing personalized attention and achieving results that meet her clients’ needs.

Originally from Auburn, Alabama, Emily knew from a young age that being in the courtroom was her true calling, which ultimately led her to pursue a career in law. She is driven by a passion for justice and strives relentlessly to secure fair outcomes for her clients. Outside of her legal work, she enjoys engaging in outdoor activities, experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen, and perfecting her golf swing.

Experience

  • Trial Attorney, Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen (2018-present)
  • Law Clerk, Stafford County Circuit Court (2017 – 2018)
  • Legal Intern, Chesterfield Commonwealth’s Attorney Office (2016)
  • Legal Intern, Richmond Public Defender Office (2016)

Bar Admissions

  • The Commonwealth of Virginia
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court Western District of Virginia

Education

  • J.D., University of Richmond School of Law (2017)
  • B.A. cum laude, Political Science, Auburn University (2011)

Honors

  • Virginia Super Lawyers – Rising Star (2023, 2024)
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award Recipient (2016 & 2017)
  • Executive Board Member for the Trial Advocacy Board
  • 2016 Charlotte Trial Advocacy External Competition Participant

Professional Affiliations

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Fredericksburg Area Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice

Community Service

  • Student Association for the Education Rights Clinic

Virginia personal injury: Crash course in legal lingo

  • July 11, 2024
  • Blog

Navigating the complex world of legal jargon can be daunting. This is especially true when dealing with the aftermath of an injury. This blog post is designed to help demystify...

Keisha from Fredericksburg

I was on my way to pick up my toddler, and was stopped at a red light. I had my 12-year-old in the front seat, and thank goodness, because someone...

What if a car accident aggravates a pre-existing condition?

Sometimes, people think they don’t have a claim if a car accident aggravated a pre-existing medical condition or injury. However, that’s not the law in Virginia—or most states. In Virginia, the...

Nykki from Locust Grove

This kid was texting on his phone when he was supposed to be driving. He hit me and my family. I did my best to guard them. I ended up...

25 attorneys named to Virginia Super Lawyers

  • April 25, 2024
  • News

The Allen Law Firm is pleased to announce that 25 attorneys have been named to the 2024 Virginia Super Lawyers list. Those attorneys include Edward L. Allen, Jennifer G. Capocelli,...

Glenn from Fredericksburg

I can see from my house where I was rear-ended, that’s how close to home the accident was. A tow truck, with a car attached to it, slammed into the...

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