J. David Smith

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J. David Smith

Baton Rouge Workers’ Compensation Attorney Serving Louisiana

J. David Smith (David) was born in Bossier City, Louisiana. He earned both his undergraduate and law degree from Lousiana State University by 1998. David’s litigation experience includes trial and appellate advocacy before state and federal courts, where he has tried, won, and defended on appeal, substantial judgments for his clients. David only represents injured workers and never represents insurance companies.

Awards and Recognition

  • Top 100 injured workers’ advocates nationally- WILG- 2014 & 2017
  • Bar Examiner for the Louisiana Supreme Court’s Committee on Bar Admissions
  • 10 Best Work Comp Attorneys | American Institute of Legal Counsel | 2019

Professional Experience

  • Law clerk- Louisiana State Senator/ Attorney J. D. DeBlieux & Attorney Ralph Brewer- Two pioneers in early workers' compensation and disability law

Bar Associations

  • State and Federal Courts in Louisiana
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association


  • B.S. in Finance- Louisiana State University- 1992
  • J.D.- Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert School of Law- 1998

Practice Areas

David is also a member of several national and state associations of work injury lawyers, including:

  • Work Injury and Law Advocacy Group (W.I.L.G.)
  • Louisiana Workers’ Advocacy Group

To schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your case, call J. David Smith, Attorney at Law at (855) 973-1098. We proudly serve clients throughout Louisiana.

  • Louisiana State Bar
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • WILG
  • Best Personal Injury Attorneys in Baton Rouge | Expertise.com

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