Stephen M. Smith, a nationally recognized expert in traumatic brain injury litigation, has been selected for board positions with the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice.
Smith, founder of the Brain Injury Law Center, and a partner in the Hampton firm of Joseph Smith Ltd., was elected at ATLA’s annual meeting in Montreal, Canada, in July to serve on the executive board of the Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, the governing body for brain injury litigation for the 56,000-plus membership organization.
Also at the Montreal meeting, Smith was elected to the board of directors of the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice.
ATLA, the world’s largest trial bar, is a broad-based, international coalition of attorneys, law professors, paralegals and law students that is dedicated to promoting and protecting consumer safety, the right to trial by jury, and America’s civil justice system.
TLPJ is a national public-interest law firm that marshals the skills and resources of trial lawyers to create a more just society. The TLPJ’s goal is to protect people and the environment; hold accountable those who abuse power; and to challenge governmental, corporate and individual wrongdoing.