Stephen Smith devotes his practice to advising and representing individuals, businesses and associations in the broad spectrum of real estate and property matters as well as corporate formation and management issues.
Stephen has extensive experience counseling and representing clients such as property owners and entrepreneurs; buyers, sellers and developers of property; corporations and LLCs; contractors and landlords; and condominium and homeowner associations.
Stephen co-authored a piece on condominium association boards which appeared in Michigan Real Property Review, the official journal of the State Bar’s Real Property Law Section and was twice named a Rising Star in the Michigan Bar by Super Lawyers Magazine.
Stephen is still known in Southwest Michigan for having represented Notre Dame on the Jeopardy! College Championship. He is native of Coloma, Michigan, and an alumnus of the University of Notre Dame.
After graduating magna cum laude from Notre Dame, Steve earned his law degree at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. While at Georgetown, Steve served on the editorial staff of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics. He practiced law in both the public and private sectors for nearly a decade in Washington, D.C. and Virginia, and in Michigan since 2007.
Bar and Court Admissions:
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
- Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Tribal Court
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