Attorney Profile

NERINA SMART, Esq

Founding Partner

Education

Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Juris Doctorate, 2006

Barry University, Masters of Science, 2003
Barry University, Bachelors in Science, 2000
Admitted to practice
Florida Bar, 2006
US Southern District of Florida, 2008

 

Bar affiliations
Florida Bar
Broward County Bar Association
Broward County Women Lawyer’s association

Since 2006, Mrs. Smart has been serving legal needs of the South Florida community. She brings with her considerable experience and expertise in the areas of civil litigation, real estate, personal injury, immigration, and family law.

Mrs. Smart interned with one of the top Board Certified Personal Injury Attorneys in South Florida during her law school career. Once she obtained her license to practice, she gained extensive litigation experience in Insurance Subrogation, Collections and Real Estate law. As an attorney for major lenders, Mrs. Smart litigated hundreds of cases and applies her knowledge to defend and fight for her client’s rights. She continues to fight for her client’s rights in her personal injury cases, which includes auto accidents, slip and fall, and dog bites. Her skill, knowledge and expertise allow her to bring many of these cases to successful settlement. Mrs. Smart also represents the providers who have been denied payment by the insurance companies in Personal Injury Protection cases.

Mrs. Smart has earned the reputation of being a highly trained and skillful attorney and has earned the respect of both her clients and her peers. She has fought valiantly for her clients in their family law cases. Her experience includes, domestic violence, dissolution, child support and custody matters, alimony, property distribution, and name changes.

The experience gained working in Real Estate law, allowed her to aggressively defend her clients facing foreclosure or eviction. Mrs. Smart has represented both landlords and tenants in eviction matters. She also provided legal services to Home Owner Associations and Condo Associations. Mrs. Smart also assisted many clients with un-wanted houseguests in ejectment actions.

Since entering her own practice in 2009, Mrs. Smart has represented numerous individuals in obtaining their residency or citizenship. She represents clients who have filed for Temporary Protective Status (TPS) and Deferred Action. She also represents clients who are in removal proceedings before the Immigration Court and has filed appeals on behalf of her clients before the Board of Immigration.

Mrs. Smart strongly believes in maintaining strong ties with her local community and is actively involved in the Broward County Law Association, Broward County Women Lawyers Association, the Caribbean Bar Association, Miami Rescue Mission, Legal Aid, and Muscular Dystrophy Association.

For more information, or legal assistance, Mrs. Smart can be reached at nsmart@smartlawpa.com.

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