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Roy J. Smith IV, Super Lawyers Announcement

Posted by Roy Smith on Jun 08th 2017

Family attorney, Roy J. Smith, IV, has been selected for inclusion on this year’s Super Lawyers 2017. This marks his eighth year in a row to be listed by Super Lawyers.

Family Law in Florida

Family law differs between federal and state levels and regulations can be complex. This area of law includes alimony, divorce, child custody and support, domestic violence, parenting plans, etc. These laws can also vary from state to state. An experienced attorney with extensive knowledge of family law can ensure your family and legal rights are protected.

The rating system for Super Lawyers combines peer nominations, peer evaluations and independent research evaluations broken down by practice area. No more than five percent of the attorneys in Florida are selected for the Super Lawyers list each year.

Family Law Firm in Altamonte Springs, FL

Super Lawyers provides an easy way to attain a local family law attorney. View Roy J. Smith, IV's attorney profile HERE.


Roy Smith Lecturing at Barry University Law School

Posted by Roy Smith on Mar 02nd 2017

Roy Smith Lecture on Family Law

On March 15, 2017, attorney Roy Smith will be lecturing at Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law regarding the practice of family law in Orlando, FL, current developments and trends in family law, and the practicalities of mediation, litigation and collaborative law. The lecture will provide students with the knowledge needed to become proficient and ethical practitioners of law.

Roy's Achievements in His Career

Roy Smith graduated with honors from The University of Florida College of Law in 2000. In addition to his practice as an Orlando family attorney at The Smith Family Law Firm P.A., he is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator and Circuit Civil Mediator. Roy has been representing clients for over 10 years in matters involving family law issues as well as personal injury. He has lectured several times on these practices to both attorneys and law students. These lectures include:

  • Current Challenges in PIP (Database/Usual and Customary Charges)” Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • “A Practical Refresher on Litigating the Florida Auto Injury Case” NBI
  • “The PIP Wars (Material Misrepresentation)” Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • “Obtaining the Best Settlement for Personal Injury Clients” NBI
  • “2008 Auto Negligence Seminar” Florida Justice Association
  • “No-Fault Law: Current Issues and Strategies” NBI
  • Yearly to Bi-Yearly lectures concerning the practice of Family Law and the Collaborative Family Law Practice at two educational institutions

Experienced Family Law Attorney in Orlando, FL

Roy believes family law lawyers should wear two hats: one of a champion and one of a counselor. He has been awarded the distinction of AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell through its peer review program, which reflects an attorney who has reached the height of their professional excellence. He is a member of the Florida Bar, The Florida Justice Association, The Seminole County Bar Association, the Collaborative Family Law Group of Central Florida, the Central Florida Family Law Inn of Court, and serves on the board of directors for the Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association.


Roy Smith Lectures at Nova Southeastern University

Posted by Roy Smith on Jan 27th 2016

Ninth Amendment: What's Your Theory?

Roy Smith, of The Smith Family Law Firm, will be lecturing "Philosophy of Law" with students at Nova Southeastern University on Feb. 8. Mr. Smith's topic will cover varying theories of U.S. Constitutional interpretation with a focus on the Ninth Amendment.

Join Mr. Smith at NSU, 3301 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314.