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)
  • 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

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  • Blog

What is your favorite legal movie or TV show of all time? My favorite legal movie is The Verdict.  It is far more realistic than most and tells a gripping...

Why the wait? Challenges obtaining medical records and bills

  • July 13, 2023
  • Blog

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Steven from Stafford

I have a neck and back injury from a car accident, where an SUV came and smashed into me at a stoplight. I was already stopped behind another SUV in...

Felicia from Fredericksburg

Some man thought it would be a good idea to leave his dump truck stalled in the middle of the road in King George, where there are no streetlights. He...

Alexandria from Fredericksburg

There are no words to describe what a huge help Emily was to me. The story is a little bit crazy, because believe it or not, I was in three...

25 attorneys named to 2023 Virginia Super Lawyers

  • April 28, 2023
  • News

The Allen Law Firm is pleased to announce that 25 attorneys have been named to the 2023 Super Lawyers list. Those attorneys include Edward L. Allen, R. Clayton Allen, Jennifer...

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