Successfully Representing Companies, Executives, Professionals & Individuals In High Profile Cases

Law Offices of Robert R. Smith, P.C.

AttorneyAttorney Robert R. Smith

Robert R. (Bob) Smith has honed his legal skills throughout more than 40 years of prosecuting and defending all types of criminal cases. His peers have consistently rated him for inclusion in the Texas Super Lawyers list in White Collar Defense as well as other such recognitions.

A 1975 graduate of Southern Methodist University School of Law, Mr. Smith was a prosecutor for 12 years before entering private practice. He served six years as an Assistant District Attorney in Dallas County under the legendary Henry Wade, where he was a felony chief prosecutor, followed by six years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of Texas. As a prosecutor, he handled numerous high profile and complex, multi-defendant cases.

As a defense attorney, Mr. Smith has defended all types of fraud, money laundering, tax, securities, bankruptcy, and other white collar crimes cases throughout the country. He has also represented numerous professionals, including attorneys, physicians, and business executives in agency investigations, grand jury investigations, and trials. He frequently represents businesses, professional organizations, and individuals under government scrutiny by various state and federal agencies. He has appeared before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Mr. Smith is a member of the American Bar Association, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Fellow of the College of the State Bar of Texas, and Bencher of the Master William M. (Mac) Taylor American Inn of Court. He has served on Merit Selection Committees for two United States Magistrate Judge positions as well as for the Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Texas. He serves on the United States District Court Criminal Justice Act Panel Oversight Committee and has represented the District at the national level.

Areas of Practice

  • White Collar Defense
  • Criminal Law
  • Litigation
  • State Bar Grievance Committee Matters

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Numerous U.S. District Courts Pro Hac Vice across the U.S. and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Education

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas - 1975
  • Colorado College, B.A. - 1972

Classes/Seminars

  • Instructor, U.S. Attorney General's Advocacy Institute
  • Speaker, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Seminar, Federal Practice
  • Center for American and International Law, Criminal Trial Skills Course
  • Presenter, SMU Dedman School of Law

Honors & Awards

  • Texas Super Lawyers in White Collar Defense, 2003 - 2008, 2010-2018
  • D Magazine Best Lawyers, White Collar, Criminal Defense, 2016-2017
  • Fellow, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • The Best Lawyers in America

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • William M. "Mac" Taylor American Inn of Court, Master
  • Northern District of Texas, Merit Selection Committee, Federal Public Defender
  • Northern District of Texas, Merit Selection Committees (2), United States Magistrate Judge
  • United States District Court Criminal Justice Act Panel Oversight Committee, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Dallas County District Attorney's Office, Felony Chief Court Prosecutor, 1975 - 1981
  • Northern District of Texas, Assistant United States Attorney, 1981 - 1987
  • Attorney in private practice with other outstanding lawyers, including former United States attorneys and Texas criminal district attorneys

Putting Experience on Your Side

Why Hire Fitzpatrick Jacks Smith & Uhl?
  • Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

  • More than 150 Years of
    Combined Experience

  • Highly Esteemed Civil & Criminal Lawyers

  • Free & Confidential
    Case Evaluations

  • Successful at Handling High-Profile Cases

  • Utilizing Our Collective Skill
    for Your Greatest Benefit

  • Tactful Investigators &
    Thorough Researchers

  • Tremendous Track Record
    of Case Wins

Contact Fitzpatrick Jacks Smith & Uhl

We Represent Your Side of the Story
  1. Our attorneys have a tremendous track record for success.
  2. We bring nearly two centuries of legal experience to the table.
  3. At our practice, we focus on assisting clients through complex, high-profile cases.
  4. We have insights and knowledge on how the other side operates.
  5. Free and confidential consultations are offered to all of our clients.
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