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Steve 'Dusty' Smith

Attorney & Prelitigation Manager
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5950 Berkshire Ln, #410
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.


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
  • Former City Councilman, Lancaster, Texas 1999-2003
  • Former Acting Chairman of the Dallas Civil Service Board
Client Reviews
A great experience. Professional staff and convenient notary also. I didn't have to run around like crazy. They explained everything clearly. These lawyers are the best. Evelyn K.
I was in a accident back in 2015. Reyes Brown Reilley took my case. They did communicate forth and back well through email since i am deaf myself. They did a great job. I am happy with the result. Heather M.
I would definitely recommend Reyes and Reyes. They constantly kept me updated and communicated with me. I just provided them with the information needed and they took care of the rest. My case was so minor I didn't expect to get back the amount I did. They did a great job and I felt really comfortable with them. Becky M.
Very professional and trustworthy. The people at Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm are very nice and you just feel like they are doing the best for. Really loved my experience with them and would highly recommend to anyone. Saul G.