Smith + Schwartzstein LLC

Smith + Schwartzstein LLC

Smith + Schwartzstein is a boutique firm that focuses on representing clients in personal injury cases, automobile accidents, products liability cases, and general business litigation.

Firm Overview

At Smith + Schwartzstein, we take pride in offering stellar legal service combined with a people-friendly approach. Our ultimate goal is to meet our clients' needs and to get our clients' the compensation they deserve. Our team will stop at nothing to ensure that clients come away more than satisfied.

Located in Morris County, our lawyers have experience in a broad spectrum of matters representing numerous clients in personal injury cases and harassment cases under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. Our lawyers have represented individuals in slip and fall cases, automobile accidents, wrongful death, dog bites and numerous other types of injuries.

Why Choose Smith + Schwartzstein?

Here are a few reasons to consider choosing our law firm:
-Personal attention: Our lawyers offer one-on-one service to every client.
-Experience: Our attorneys have fought hard to obtain compensation for clients who have suffered numerous types of injuries.
-Recognition: Andrew Smith was selected to the Rising Stars list by New Jersey Super Lawyers magazine for 2011-2012.
-Flexibility: We offer flexible appointment scheduling and flexible fee arrangements.

We are dedicated to our profession and understand the value of service to the communities in which we live and work. Our attorneys are active in a variety of professional and civic endeavors, volunteering time to improve our profession and our community.

To request a consultation about any area of our practice, call our Morristown business law firm locally at 973-206-1725. Alternately, you can contact Smith + Schwartzstein by email.
Main Office
Smith + Schwartzstein LLC
71 Maple Ave
Suite 3
Morristown  NJ  07960
Phone
  • 973.206.1725
Fax
  • 973.794.2589
Websites

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?
Free Initial Consultation
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Smith + Schwartzstein LLC offers mixed rates and fixed fee rates for many of our business clients.

Office Information

Office Hours
Flexible office hours to work around your schedule
Emergency After Hours
Yes

Other Offices


80 Maiden Lane
Suite 1401
New York,  NY  10038
Personal Injury
At the New Jersey law firm of Smith + Schwartzstein, we provide personal, hands-on representation to those injured by the wrongdoing or recklessness of others.
At the New Jersey law firm of Smith + Schwartzstein, we provide personal, hands-on representation to those injured by the wrongdoing or recklessness of others. Whether you suffered a neck injury in a collision with a drunk driver or you lost a finger because a power saw was manufactured incorrectly, we can help you fight for the money you need to cover lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and other damages

Our Morristown personal injury lawyers handle cases involving:

-Car accidents: Our law firm represents both drivers and passengers injured in rollover accidents, rear-end collisions, head-on crashes, hit-and-run accidents and more. We also handle claims involving uninsured or underinsured motorists.

-Truck accidents: We assist individuals who have been harmed because of overly aggressive semi truck drivers, speeding commercial truck drivers, negligent trucking companies and other parties.

-Motorcycle crashes: Our attorneys pursue claims on behalf of motorcyclists who have suffered broken bones, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, road rash and other injuries.

-Bicycle and pedestrian accidents: We uphold the rights of bicyclists, walkers, joggers and others on the road, helping them seek compensation after accidents.

-Slips, trips and falls: When property owners fail to take appropriate action to keep their premises safe, we can often pursue a premises liability claim.

-Defective or dangerous products: We represent those injured by the negligence of a product manufacturer, designer or distributor. Such products can range from household appliances and children's toys to medications and power tools.

-Wrongful death: Our lawyers pursue justice on behalf of families who have lost loved ones as a result of another party's negligence.

We work with a trusted network of experts to investigate and improve our cases. These experts include medical professionals, accident reconstruction specialists, vocational rehabilitation professionals and others. In addition, we only charge contingency fees in personal injury cases, which means you owe us nothing unless we obtain a verdict or settlement for you.
Sexual Harassment
Our law firm is here to fight for your right to work in an environment free from sexual harassment and discrimination. Based in Morris County, our sexual harassment lawyers represent a wide clientele.
We advocate for the rights of both men and women who have been faced with unsolicited sexual advances, unwanted physical contact, inappropriate verbal innuendos, lewd comments, sexually explicit images and other types of harassment. We also handle hostile work environment claims related to race, gender bias, chauvinism, gender stereotypes and sexual preferences.

Worried about keeping your job if you file a sexual harassment lawsuit? Both Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act and New Jersey law prohibit employers from retaliating against you if you speak up about wrongdoing in the workplace. If you are the victim of wrongful termination, our lawyers can vigorously pursue financial damages on your behalf.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

Both of our lawyers have prior experience working at large firms and corporations. At the same time, our small-firm atmosphere allows us to keep overhead low, provide personalized service and develop close relationships with our clients.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Smith + Schwartzstein is committed to working collaboratively with clients, analyzing each particular issue in order to develop innovative, practical solutions to legal concerns. To schedule a consultation, call our Morristown business lawyers locally at 973-206-1725.

Andrew Smith

Andrew has experience in all aspects of civil litigation having acted as lead trial attorney in personal injury cases and business disputes. He is also experienced in drafting pleadings and motions. Andrew has experience in appellate practice, filing an appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and drafting a winning brief before the New Jersey Appellate Division. Additionally, Andrew has successfully handled several criminal cases from arrest through appeal to the United States Supreme Court.

Between college and law school, Andrew served for four years as an Artillery Officer in the United States Army deploying to overseas locations such as Bosnia and South Korea and rising to the rank of Captain. After law school he clerked for the Honorable Sybil R. Moses, A.J.S.C. before joining the business and commercial litigation department of Gibbons P.C. in 2005. Andrew has interned for the Rochester District Attorney's office and the Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons, Metropolitan Correction Center in New York, New York. Andrew has strong ties to his community and is active in numerous civic and political activities.

Attorney Andrew Smith was selected to the Rising Stars list by New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine two years in a row (2011-2012).
License
  • Bar Number: Bar
    New Jersey , 2004
  • Bar Number: Bar
    New York , 2005
  • Bar Number: (Bar) United States
    , 2009
Education
  • Boston College Law School
    Juris Doctorate , 2004
    Newton, MA
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
    B.S. , 1997
    Rochester, NY

Kathryn Schwartzstein

Kathryn Schwartzstein focuses her practice on transactional work with local businesses. She has represented business owners in the formation of their corporations, sale of their businesses or acquisition of new businesses. This type of work is enhanced by her extensive experience negotiating and drafting contracts, including technology contracts. She has worked with business owners to resolve disputes through litigation, including partner disputes. She also has represented clients in construction litigation, personal injury and sexual harassment cases.

Kathryn graduated from Boston College Law School in 2004 and summa cum laude from Boston College in 1998. After law school she worked as an in-house corporate counsel for GoldenSource Corporation, an international software corporation. She then worked for the Technology Law Group of the Prudential Insurance Company of America.
License
  • Bar Number: New Jersey Bar
    , 2004
  • Bar Number: New York Bar
    , 2005
Education
  • Boston College Law School
    Juris Doctor , 2004
    Newton, MA
  • Boston College
    Bachelor of Arts , 1998
    Chestnut Hill, MA
    Graduated with honors, summa cum laude

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