Attorney Profile Brad E. Smith


Attorney at Law, Shareholder

Licensed in: WA, ID



University of Washington (B.A. Political Science, 1982) (J.D., 1986)


Washington (1986)
Idaho (1998)
U.S. District Court Western Washington (1986)
U.S. District Court Eastern Washington (1992)
U.S. District Court Idaho (1998)
Spokane County Washington Defense Trial Lawyers


Brad is a 1986 graduate of the University of Washington School of Law. He joined the Firm in 1991 after five years of practice in Seattle and Olympia. His practice encompasses all areas of civil law suits and disputes with emphasis on insurance coverage and defense, bad faith litigation, construction defect disputes and trials, and commercial and residential leases.

Brad was formerly a business lobbyist in Olympia, and remains actively involved in legislative matters through the Washington State Bar Association and Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association, on which he serves as the Legislative Committee Chair. He has been certified through the National Association of Fire Investigators, and works with professional fire investigators in insurance/arson disputes and trials. Brad is a member of the Washington and Idaho Bar Associations, as well as the Washington Western/Eastern Districts of the U.S. Federal Court, and the Ninth Circuit.

Brad has been happily married to his wife Carol Ann for over 25 years. They have three sons, two still in college. He is active in the Knights of Columbus, loves camping and hiking in the beautiful Inland Northwest, and still pretends that his golf game has not suffered since his days as a single man.