Carl A. Smart

Position: Associate Attorney

Carl A. Smart received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Mexico in 1994 and then earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from The University of New Mexico School of Law in 1997.  He has worked as Lead Attorney for the United States Small Business Administration where he led a team of attorneys and paralegals to ensure proper compliance with Federal, State and local laws while providing economic assistance to disaster survivors.  Carl also worked as General Counsel for a management company with large apartment complexes and office buildings.  He has worked as plaintiff’s counsel at a high-volume personal injury law firm.  He strives to find the positive in every situation, and always works hard to assist those in need.

PREVIOUS PRACTICE AREAS:
Government Service
Personal Injury
Bankruptcy Law
Real Estate

ADMISSIONS:
Texas
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

BAR AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY:
Texas Bar Association, 2001-present
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2015-present

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
University of New Mexico B.A. (History and Political Science), 1994
University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., 1997

LEGAL ASSISTANT: Jenna Merkle
PARALEGAL: Cassie Bowers