WM. Michael Smith, admitted to bar, Arizona 1969; Arizona and U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
Education: University of Arizona (B.S., 1966; J.D., 1969)
Member: County Attorney, Yuma County, Arizona, 1971-1975; Member and President, Board of Education, Yuma School District #1, Yuma, Arizona, 1976; Member, Board of Directors, 1976-1991 and Chairman, 1984 and 1990, Yuma Regional Medical Center; Chairman, Board of Directors, Arizona Voluntary Hospital Federation, 1991; Member, State Bar of Arizona; Yuma County Bar Association (President, 1980); Arizona County Attorneys' Association (President, 1974); Yuma Area Law Enforcement Association (President, 1974); Special Deputy Yuma County Attorney, 1983-present; General Counsel, Cocopah Indian Tribe, 1983-present.
Practice Areas: Personal Injury Law, Criminal Defense, Public Law, Indian and Gaming Law.
Michael has represented defendants in cases ranging from Capital Murder to DUI. He has 41 years of extensive trial experience in both Major Criminal Defense and Serious Injury Cases.