Skilled, Experienced and Effective Attorneys

We bring 51 years of collective experience to advocate aggressively and effectively for each and every person we serve so they are empowered with confidence that we are actively protecting their rights and maximizing their results.  We build trust from our clients by being there for them, and with them, as we earn their respect by devoting ourselves to helping them attain their goals.

Proven Attorneys

We are respected local attorneys who have extensive courtroom experience at successfully persuading judges, hearing officers and juries.

We are always prepared and zealous to fully protect the rights and interests of the people we represent because we are impassioned with the desire to see justice attained.  At Smith's Law Offices, you can be represented by a member of the ATLA Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a certified Civil Trial Advocate, an attorney rated as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine and rated as AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale.

Free Consultations

If you are faced with a legal issue that has led you to seek out legal help, then you deserve a free, no obligation, consultation with an attorney at Smith's Law Offices. Consultations are confidential, privileged, and protected.  Contact us today for honest and straight-forward legal help from an attorney who respects you and understands the issues you are challenged to overcome.

Embracing Technology

Innovation through technology improves quality, responsiveness, and cost savings for our clients.  Our clients receive direct access to their attorney, never having to navigate through receptionists and office assistants.  The firm’s digital filing system ensures that all documents and files are instantly available. The attorneys receive all faxes, emails, text messages, and phone calls in real time, whether they are in the office, on the road, or at court. Clients receive communication at every step of their cases, never being left in the dark and always in control.

Out-of-Office Notice - through August 2, 2021

While we typically encourage and provide free consultations every day, Mr. Smith will be unavailable to provide consultations until August 3, 2021. He will be available for free consultations after that time.

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"Professional, upfront, knowledgeable, made the whole appeals process way less stressful, made me feel comfortable at the hearing, and won my appeal! Highly recommend using!"


"Brian is a very good attorney and I am very happy with the way that he handled my unemployment case. He is very professional and informative and easy to talk to and he explains concerns very well. I would recommend him to anyone. He is very thorough and made me feel very confident with him handling my case. Thank you very much for your hard work in my case."


"Thank you Brian for representing me with my unemployment case. I was over whelmed and devastated at the loss of my job after 27 years of employment. You was my rock that helped me through this nightmare, I couldn't have done it without you. You are very professional and easy to talk to, I appreciate all you did for me."


"Excellent service, not only did I win my case but the level of customer service was phenomenal!! Anytime i had a question it was answered so that i could understand it.
I was also extremely prepared and ready before we went to court.
It was such a nice process. I would recommend this company to anyone i know!!"  


"Beat Walmart unemployment case!  Took the time to help me think this case through. Helped me prioritize the events that happened. Came up with a winning strategy that ultimately won my appeal hearing against the retail giant Walmart!"


"There are only good things to be said about this Law Firm, Attorney Brian Smith and Attorney John Sivinski.  I was blindsided by separation at my former employment and then denied unemployment benefits as well.  In addition to the denial of benefits, I also lost two rounds of appeals.  Before my third appeal, which involved a phone hearing, I was very fortunate to find this Law Firm.  They were meticulous and extremely experienced in helping to turn the situation around."


"Brian is very responsive and very thorough. I was very nervous throughout the process, and he made me feel relaxed and confident. I would highly recommend Brian to all my friends and family because I am confident he will not let them down, he is very trustworthy and personable. Thanks so much Brian for your professionalism and you eagerness to go the extra mile. You are an excellent attorney."


"Mr. Smith is an amazing lawyer who listens and takes his time to make sure he understands every detail of your particular case. I would recommend him to my family/friends if ever needed. Mr. Smith helped me understand the procedure which helped me better prepare myself for my hearing. The outcome was exactly what we were looking for. Thank you!"


"I was extremely happy working Brian & John on my case.  They were very thorough & easy to talk with.  I would highly recommend them to anyone!"


"Great law firm.  My attorney help me immensely. My job fired me unjustly and they help me get my unemployment back. They help file everything and keep you updated on what going on. Very friendly and helpful. Wish these guys the best in the future!"


"Brian and his colleague John were incredibly helpful and supportive. Not only did they make me feel secure, I felt represented and heard. I won my case with their help and hard work! I highly recommend them for anyone who is having to fight their employer for unemployment. I can not thank them enough!"  


"Brian Smith is the best! He handled my claim in a most timely manner an professional manner. Could not have done this by myself. Bravo!!!"


"I would absolutely recommend Law Offices of Brian J. Smith, ltd. Brian and John worked with my (juvenile) son and I on a very challenging case. The case even went to the Supreme Court. . . We wouldn’t have WON without their experience and dedication. They were very professional, considerate and understanding especially when things became overwhelming for us. We couldn’t be more thankful for their services."

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Please keep in mind that the success of any legal matter depends on the unique circumstances of each case and we cannot guarantee particular results for future clients based on successes we have achieved in past legal matters.
Parma Bar AssociationWest Shore Bar AssociationNational College for DUI DefenseOhio Employment Lawyers AssociationMillion Dollar Advocates ForumDUI Defense Lawyers AssociationOhio State Bar AssociationAV Martindale RatingAVVO Clients Choice AwardOhio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLorain County Bar AssociationFaithNational Lawyers GuildrneysCuyahoga Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationJohn Sivinski - Super LawyersNational Employment Lawyers AssociationNational Association of Criminal Defense LawyersCleveland Metro Bar Association