Seeking Justice for Plaintiffs - Enforcing Plaintiff's Rights
Trial attorney brings more than two decades of experience
Paul J. Smoot is proud to say he is a plaintiff's attorney. Paul Smoot continues to ensure plaintiffs obtain justice and fair compensation. We are dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of people grappling with serious, potentially life-altering legal matters. We know that our “boutique” approach enhances efficiency and attention to detail and that it encourages accessibility and better communications: We aim to return your call as quickly as possible—but in any event within 24 hours—and we are happy to provide you with regular progress reports as your matter moves forward.
A small firm with big experience
Firm founder and principal Paul J. Smoot brings the experience, knowledge and skill of more than 20 years to his work for each client. Among past clients are former San Francisco Mayor Joseph L. Alioto and Angela Alioto, small companies and their founders who have been wronged, technology companies such as OCZ Technology Group, Inc. and PeerTrainer.com. Recently, after extended litigation against Vinod Khosla and Khosla Ventures, we had their counsel of record, Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati disqualified as counsel of record.
Mr. Smoot has been nominated and voted Super Lawyer® every year from 2008 through 2013. This is a distinction for the Top 5% of attorneys in California. Mr. Smoot has been a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California since 1993 and is a past president of the San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association and San Mateo County Barristers. The experienced legal advocate has been recognized for his many achievements by both peers and clients. He is BV® Distinguished™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® for his professionalism and ethics.
Representing clients in several areas of law
We have successfully represented individuals in a wide range of legal matters, including:
Personal Injury — We represent plaintiffs who are injured as a result of a serious auto accident, medical malpractice, an unsafe product (such as a drug), a slip-and-fall, or unsafe work conditions. If you have lost a loved one because of any of these, we litigate your wrongful-death case.
Employment Law — We represent plaintiffs in wage-and-hour, age, sex and gender discrimination, defamation, unemployment, workplace violations, unsafe work conditions, whistleblower retaliation and wrongful-termination disputes.
Elder Law — We represent you or your loved one in elder issues including abuse, wills and trusts, Social Security benefits, Medicare and Medicaid coverage, nursing home and assisted living care, medical directives and living wills.
Contact the Law Offices of Paul J. Smoot
Peninsula residents requiring legal services, counsel and representation are invited to contact the Law Offices of Paul J. Smoot to schedule an appointment with an accomplished lawyer. To arrange for a free 30-minute consultation, contact us online or call 650-548-0900.