Brian G. Smith

Brian G. Smith graduated from Boston College in 2005 and received his Juris Doctor Degree from The Catholic University of America in 2008. While at Catholic University, he was the Managing Editor of the National Security Law Report. Mr. Smith has tried numerous bench and jury trials to successful verdict in both felony and misdemeanor matters. In 2015, Mr. Smith was a panelist at the statewide DUI conference in Peoria representing the prosecutor’s perspective. Mr. Smith has also prosecuted matters of police discipline and pension eligibility issues from the initial stages of investigation to final hearing before boards of Fire and Police Commissions and Police Pension Boards. He has written multiple appellate briefs on traffic and DUI issues, as well as on police disability pension issues. Mr. Smith also has extensive experience with the processing and litigating Freedom of Information Act requests and related complaints.

Outside of the practice of law, Mr. Smith is an intelligence officer in the United States Navy Reserve.

Practice Areas:
•      Criminal Defense
•      Police Discipline
•      Police Pension
•      School Law
•      Juvenile
•      Security Clearance Denial/Revocation
•      Probate/Guardianships

Law School: The Catholic University of America
Admissions: Illinois