Hampton Roads, VA – Attorney Stephen M. Smith of the Brain Injury Law Center (BILC) in Hampton, Virginia was recently selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Smith was selected in two practice areas, including Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. He is among a distinguished group of attorneys who have been listed in the Best Lawyers for ten years or longer.The selection to Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising nearly four million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country. Stephen M. Smith, the founder of The Brain Injury Law Center is an internationally recognized expert in traumatic brain and spinal injury and complex medical litigation. With 37 years of experience, he has an unparalleled record of success. The Brain Injury Law Center is the only law firm in the United States dedicated exclusively to representing brain and spinal injury victims, survivors and their families.