Attorney Smith Awarded CFL Designation

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Dec 30,2020

Attorney Michael J. Smith has been awarded CFL designation by The American Academy of Financial Litigators. In order to be eligible for this designation, lawyers must first prove their proficiency in all areas of financial litigation through rigorous coursework and upon passing the CFL exam. CFL designation is particularly exclusive, as good standing of the […]

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Attorney Michael Smith Recognized on Leader Lawyers Annual List

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Dec 02,2020

Attorney Michael J. Smith has been recognized on Leading Lawyers annual list which identifies the top lawyers in the Rockford, Illinois area. Landing on this list is an honor granted to less than 5 percent of all lawyers in a given state. The list is compiled after surveying all licensed lawyers in each state, as […]

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Is Your Degree Considered Property Subject to Equitable Division?

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Jan 03,2020

Relationships often require sacrifice. Considering the financial undertaking and time commitment of earning a professional degree, it is not uncommon for many spouses to sacrifice their own goals for the sake of supporting their spouse. Certain professional degrees, such as medical, legal, and accounting, while necessary to practice within specific industries, can command a significant […]

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Welcome To Our Blog

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Jan 02,2020

We established this blog to share stories and information about topics relevant to our practice. Our intent is to regularly provide posts highlighting legal issues of local, state and national interest that we think you will find interesting. Check back later for updates.

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