Emily Chase Smith

Emily Chase Smith

Location:
San Juan Capistrano, California
Phone:
949-444-5306
Fax:
949-218-7815
Email:

Emily is an accomplished nineteen (19) year attorney licensed in California and the Ninth Circuit. She has a strong transactional background reviewing and drafting contracts, business buy/sell agreements, estate planning documents, leases, and releases. She takes her understanding of formation of business relationships and documents into the courtroom assisting clients with business litigation, mobile home related matters, quiet title and will contests.

Emily served as an Adjunct Professor for Kaplan University, Hope International University, and Anglo-American College in Prague teaching Legal Research, Legal Analysis and Writing, Legal Technology, Legal Terminology, Ethics, Legal and Ethical Issues in Business, Real Property and Introduction to Law.

Emily is the author of The Financially Savvy Entrepreneur; Navigate the Money Maze of Running a Business published by Career Press in 2014 and has ghostwritten over 20 books on legal, business, and leadership topics.

Emily lives in Dana Point with her three children, puppy and a garage so full of surf and paddleboards she has to park outside.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1997
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Central District of California, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Education

  • Western State University College of Law, Fullerton, California
    • Juris Doctor - 1993
  • Western State University College of Law, Fullerton, California
    • Bachelor of Science - 1991
    • Major: Law

Published Works

  • The Financially Savvy Entrepreneur; Navigate the Money Maze of Running a Business, Career Press, 2014

Past Employment Positions

  • Hart King
  • Copenbarger Alston & Gieser
  • Doan Law Firm
  • Kaplan University, Hope International University, and Anglo-American College in Prague, Adjunct Professor, Legal Research, Legal Analysis and Writing, Legal Technology, Legal Terminology, Ethics, Legal and Ethical Issues in Business, Real Property and Introduction to Law