Samantha S. Smith is an associate attorney at NM Law, APC and a native of Orange County. She is a member of the California Bar, as well as the Nevada Bar. Ms. Smith’s practice specifically focuses on trust litigation and probate proceedings, representing executors, administrators, settlors, trustees and beneficiaries.
Samantha is passionate about helping her clients navigate through the probate process, defend against and bring petitions for removal and surcharge, combine and modify irrevocable trusts, negotiate substantial settlements in trust litigation actions, defend against and bring Section 850 petitions and defend against petitions to invalidate trust documents. Ms. Smith’s practice also focuses on estate planning and business transactional law. Samantha takes the time to get to know her clients and their specific estate planning desires to help them understand, create and administer custom estate plans that best suit their unique needs and goals. She also has experience forming profit businesses including LLCs, corporations and limited partnerships.
Ms. Smith has extensive experience in consumer finance and real estate litigation, in addition to commercial real estate transactional law. Her strong background in real estate and civil litigation allows her to counsel her clients on a wide variety of matters, creating additional value.
While in law school, Ms. Smith earned the Academic Excellence Award in Commercial Real Estate Transactions and gained invaluable experience in estate planning and business transactional law.
Ms. Smith is an active member of the Trusts and Estate Section and Young Lawyers Division of the Orange County Bar Association. She enjoys playing soccer and running with her dog.
- Chapman University (B.A., Business Administration, 2011)
- California Western School of Law (J.D., 2014)
- State Bar of California
- State Bar of Nevada
- Member, OCBA Trusts and Estates Section
- Member, OCBA Young Lawyers Division