Ted Smith has been representing the injured and disabled for over 35 years. He works closely with his clients to understand, develop, and present their cases effectively. Ted has a statewide litigation practice. His clients' cases have taken him before administrative judges, trial courts and juries, the Indiana Appellate Courts, the Indiana Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
In addition, Ted has tried hundreds of Social Security Disability claims before the Office of Disability, Adjudication and Review. Ted personally prepares all of the disability cases for hearings. This includes not only reviewing the medical evidence, but also obtaining missing and relevant records. Ted also meets with each client before the hearing to help them better understand what to expect at the hearing.
He has served as president of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association in 2000. In 2002 Ted was appointed by the Indiana Supreme Court to serve on the Supreme Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure. Currently he serves as chairman of that committee. Ted is listed in the 2005-2012 editions of The Best Lawyers in America. He is an AV-rated lawyer.
Ted has written for and spoke at numerous continuing legal education seminars in the areas of civil procedure, Social Security Disability and personal injury. Most recently, he spoke at the annual meeting of Indiana Trial Judges in French Lick, Indiana on the topic of recent changes to the Indiana Rules of evidence.
• Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2006, 2009 - 2013
Admitted: 1976, Indiana
Professional Webpage: www.smithlaw.bz/lawyer-attorney-1181562.html
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