Stuart Smith, Esq.Associate Bagula, Riviere, Coates and Associates, LLP
Stuart Smith, Esq.
Stuart Smith is an associate attorney practicing in the firm’s litigation and transactional departments. He represents entities and individuals in a wide variety of disputes spanning across many industries. Mr. Smith’s committed focus on his clients’ objectives and interests produces direct results that positively impact his clients’ lives.
On the transactional side, Mr. Smith facilitates business by assisting clients with corporate transactions, including entity formation and dissolution, partnership agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate financing. Mr. Smith is familiar with protecting client assets through various entities. In addition, he routinely counsels his clients in estate planning, drafting wills and trusts.
Mr. Smith joined Bagula, Riviere, Coates and Associates after gaining experience in securities litigation, corporate transactions, and business litigation. After graduating from the University of California Riverside, Mr. Smith earned his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law where he graduated Cum Laude and received numerous American Jurisprudence Awards. Mr. Smith was also an associate editor of the California Western Law Review, and is a published author, in California Western’s International Law Journal.
- State Bar of California
- California Western School of Law
Professional Associations and Community Service
- San Diego County Bar Association
- Association of Business and Trial Lawyers
- Lawyers Club of San Diego
- Forum for Emerging Lawyers
Areas of Practice
- Business Litigation
- HOA Law
- Partnership Disputes
- Securities Litigation
- Contractual Disputes
- Corporate Transactions
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Securities Transactions
- Estate Planning
- Asset Protection
- Succession Planning