St. Petersburg: (727) 823-0540 | Lakewood Ranch: (941) 741-8300

ATTORNEY PROFILES

J. RUSS SMITH

Mr. Smith received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Affairs from Texas Christian University in 1984 and his law degree from South Texas College of Law in 1988.  He also received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Central Florida in 2001.  Mr. Smith’s primary area of concentration has been as a Civil Trial Attorney.  He has successfully defended individual and corporate clients in a wide variety of matters including: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Employment Actions, Nursing Home, Florida Department of Health/Board of Medicine Licensure Actions, and State and Federal Regulatory Issues.  Mr. Smith also advises private practice physicians and hospitals regarding risk management matters and liability reduction strategies.  He is licensed to practice in all State Courts in Florida; the Federal Northern, Middle and Southern District Courts of Florida; and the United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Civil Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Florida Department of Health Licensure Investigations
  • Risk Management

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • All Florida State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

EDUCATION

  • Texas Christian University, B.A., International Affairs 1984
  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1988
  • University of Central Florida, B.A., Psychology, 2001

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

J. RUSS SMITH

Mr. Smith received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Affairs from Texas Christian University in 1984 and his law degree from South Texas College of Law in 1988.  He also received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Central Florida in 2001.  Mr. Smith’s primary area of concentration has been as a Civil Trial Attorney.  He has successfully defended individual and corporate clients in a wide variety of matters including: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Employment Actions, Nursing Home, Florida Department of Health/Board of Medicine Licensure Actions, and State and Federal Regulatory Issues.  Mr. Smith also advises private practice physicians and hospitals regarding risk management matters and liability reduction strategies.  He is licensed to practice in all State Courts in Florida; the Federal Northern, Middle and Southern District Courts of Florida; and the United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Civil Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Florida Department of Health Licensure Investigations
  • Risk Management

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • All Florida State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

EDUCATION

  • Texas Christian University, B.A., International Affairs 1984
  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1988
  • University of Central Florida, B.A., Psychology, 2001

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

St. Petersburg Office
150 Second Ave. North, Suite 1500
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Phone: (727) 823-0540
Fax: (727) 823-0230

Goodis Thompson & Miller | GTM Legal | St. Petersburg Lakewood Ranch Attorneys

Lakewood Ranch Office
11509 Palmbrush Trail, Suite 208
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

Phone: (941) 741-8300
Fax: (941) 741-8355

Goodis Thompson & Miller | GTM Legal | St. Petersburg Lakewood Ranch Attorneys

St. Petersburg Office
150 Second Ave. North, Suite 1500
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Phone: (727) 823-0540
Fax: (727) 823-0230

Lakewood Ranch Office
11509 Palmbrush Trail, Suite 208
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

Phone: (941) 741-8300
Fax: (941) 741-8355