Scott Smith , attorney & mediator
With more than 15 years of litigation, advocacy and mediation experience all over the State of Indiana in State and Federal Courts, Scott Smith of Smith Legal handles all types of civil disputes, whether the disputes are to be litigated or mediated. Scott focuses his practice in domestic relations litigation and mediation and assists small to medium-sized businesses with conflict resolution in court and mediation.
Scott handles cases and represents clients in Indianapolis, Carmel, Noblesville, Zionsville, Anderson, Westfield, Fishers, Sellersburg, Speedway, Columbus, Greenfield, Greenwood, Southport, Center Grove, and other towns and cities throughout Hamilton, Clark, Floyd, Marion, Henry, Tipton, Boone, Hendricks, Hancock, Allen, Madison, Decatur and Johnson Counties
The first approach at Smith Legal is always a pathway to solution. If the solution must be determined by trial, then Scott possesses all of the right knowledge, resources and abilities to present the case to the judge or a jury.
Anyone can cause conflict. However, the essence of good legal representation is finding practical answers to issues; taking the difficult challenge or issue, breaking it down and forging reasonable resolutions. The business of law is to guide and counsel people and businesses through the vast and complex legal world, offering clear, honest and realistic advice.
Scott founded Smith Legal to focus his practice on advocating for clients, individuals and businesses, in all types of civil litigation, divorce and family law and real estate. Scott's most passionate about helping people and businesses find reasonable and smart solutions to legal issues.
Scott is a registered civil mediator and registered domestic relations mediator. Super Lawyers recognized Scott as a Rising Star multiple years. Over the years and due to Scott's substantial experience, Scott has authored and presented materials on multiple occasions on various fields of law and discovery techniques for continuing education
-City of Noblesville Plan Commission, Commissioner
-Miller Ambassador, 2019-2020
-Rotary District Foundation Board, Board Member
-Indiana State Bar Association, Wellness Committee Member
-Hamilton County Bar Association
-Venture Christian Church, Member and Volunteer
-Meals on Wheels of Hamilton County, Board President, 2009 – 2011
-Hamilton County High Schools Mock Trial Competition, Coach, 2006 – 2014
-YMCA and Noblesville Boys & Girls Club Volunteer Coach
-Noblesville Mid-Day Rotary Club, Board Member, Past-President, President, 2014-2015, member since 2006
-Hamilton Southeastern High School Academy of Finance, Mentor, 2010
-Cub Scouts, Volunteer, 2010 – 2011
-Hamilton County Bar Association/Noblesville Cultural Arts Commission Law Day, Participant
-Hamilton County Leadership Academy, Alumnus, Board Member and former Curriculum Committee Member
-Fellow, Office of the Governor, 2000 – 2001
Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana J.D. (Cum Laude) 2005
Honors: John J. Dillon Scholarship
Honors: Finalist, Moot Court
Indiana University B.A. – 1999
Honors: With High Distinction
Major: Political Science
Selected by the Governor to serve as a Governor’s Fellow with the Office of the Governor, 2000 – 2001
-U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
-U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana