Criminal Defense and Family Attorney
Brief info

Nicole L. Smith is dedicated to assisting each client as an individual. She is engaged in the practice of law primarily in Wayne County, Monroe County, and Oakland County, but is not limited to those areas. She has over a decade of experience in Family Law, Criminal Law, Estate Planning, and Probate Law.



Criminal Defense and Family Law Attorney
Nicole L. Smith is among the best at what she does. She is respected throughout Southeast Michigan as an expert trial attorney in family law and criminal defense.  For 20 years she has built a solid reputation of thorough preparation and tough, aggressive representation in the courtroom.  Together with Harry Mihas, Nicole is dedicated to making sure that your voice is heard in court and that you can move on with the best outcome possible under the law.

Special Training
  • Federal Defenders Techniques in Electronic Case Management 
  • Probate & Estate Planning Certificate Program
  • Family Law Certificate Program
  • State and Federal Defense
  • Published in the Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Clinical and Practical Law
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan Trial College 2006
  • Law Review at Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (Former Executive Board Member)
  • Family Law Section of the State Bar
  • Criminal Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan
  • Hellenic Bar Association 
  • Wayne County Family Law Bar Association
  • Wayne County Criminal Bar
  • Downriver Bar Association (Former President  2006 -07)
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Juris Doctor, (Cum Laude) 2000
  • Eastern Michigan University, Bachelor of Science, 1997
Bar Admissions
  • State Bar of Michigan, 2001
  • United States Eastern District of Michigan, 2006
  • United States Supreme Court, 2013
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