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I Help Business Owners Seeking Affordable Defense Against Lawsuits

If your small business has been served with papers notifying you of a lawsuit, you probably started worrying about the cost of legal fees immediately. Whether you are a sole proprietor or in business with partners, small and mid-size businesses can rarely afford the high cost of defense counsel for prolonged litigation.

Certified Commercial Law Specialist, AV Preeminent Rated

I am attorney Jon Michael Smith, a certified commercial law specialist with more than 30 years of experience vigorously protecting the rights of business owners in Austin and throughout Central Texas. I am also AV Preeminent peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell.

If you own or operate a business in Central Texas and need an experienced, affordable defense lawyer, contact me today.

My Focus Is On Your Bottom Line — And That Means Avoiding Court

I know you don’t have an unlimited budget to drag out a lawsuit. I will work with you to review your case, develop a strategy for settlement and explain a payment option that can be extended over the duration of the full litigation case.

I offer reasonable fees and provide ongoing cost-benefit analysis so you know what the bottom line will be when presented with a decision about settling your case. The goal should always be to get your case resolved as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, so you can return to running your successful business.

Contact My Office Today

If you are defending a lawsuit on a budget, it doesn’t mean you have to cut corners. You need and deserve knowledgeable, effective representation. Call me at 512-518-4584 or use the convenient email contact form to arrange a initial case evaluation and consultation about my legal services.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.