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Steve 'Dusty' Smith

Attorney & Prelitigation Manager
steve@reyeslaw.com
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8222 Douglas Avenue, Ste 400
Dallas, Texas 75225

Steve “Dusty” Smith has been an attorney since 1990. He also served in the Military reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Dusty has spent his career aggressively representing personal injury plaintiffs in state courts throughout Texas.

LTC Smith obtained his Bachelor of Science in Public Relations from the University of Texas at Austin in 1982 while being a full-time student and working a full time job.

On June 1, 1990, LTC Smith was sworn in to the United States Army as a First Lieutenant. He served six years active duty in the Judge Advocate General’s Corp where he served as a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney. Furthermore, he held a position in Honduras where he was the legal liaison between the Military and American Embassy in Honduras. While stationed in Honduras, LTC Smith was nominated as for the honor of being the Best Young Attorney in the United States Military.

In 1999, LTC Smith was elected to the city council in the City of Lancaster, Texas, where he served three terms. In 2000, LTC Smith was voted “Best Elected Official in the Best Southwest”, which included Lancaster, De Soto, Duncanville, Cedar Hill and Midlothian, Texas.

After moving to Dallas in 2002, LTC Smith was appointed acting chairman for the City of Dallas Civil Service Board by Mayor Laura Miller. LTC Smith has also served on the Board of Directors for the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce.

In his free time, LTC Smith enjoys reading, writing music, singing, and being involved in church. LTC Smith has performed professionally and has won honors for his singing and songwriting.

Most of all, however, LTC Smith enjoys spending time with his family. His family consists of his wife Susan, his sons Joshua and Matthew, his daughters Brittany and Ashley, and his granddaughters Kaliope and Chloe.

Education

J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1990

B.S., University of Texas, 1982

Licenses & Certifications
  • Licensed to practice law in Texas
  • Licensed to practice law in Michigan (Inactive)
  • AVVO.com Attorney Rating 10/10 (link)
Memberships, Community Involvement, and Recognition
  • J Ruben Clark Law Society
  • American Legion
  • Disabled Vets Association
  • AMVETS
  • Former City Councilman, Lancaster, Texas 1999-2003
  • Former Acting Chairman of the Dallas Civil Service Board
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