Bowman & Smith P.C. Attorneys At Law

WM. Michael Smith

Wm. Michael SmithWM.  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.


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