Brandon D. Smith, Esq.

Litigation Attorney

Brandon D. Smith, Esq.

Attorney Brandon Smith zealously represents personal injury victims as one of Smith, Gaskill & Shenkman’s lead litigators and apex for trial-related matters. Mr. Smith’s areas of practice include, but are not limited to, wrongful death, complex regional pain syndrome, ultra-hazardous equipment, premises liability, automobile accidents, slip-and-fall, ride-sharing collisions (Uber & Lyft), bicycle/pedestrian accidents, public transportation, dog bites, boating accidents, trucking accidents, Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, maritime-related injuries, DUI defense, liability defense, premises defense, and civil defense.

Mr. Smith is a native of West Palm Beach, Florida, and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Mandarin Chinese Language and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. Mr. Smith obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree from Florida International University College of Law in Miami, Florida, where he competed on FIU Law’s prestigious Trial Team – mastering the ancient art of Cicero-styled oratory skill – and sharpening his skill as a profound and arresting story-teller, with acute attention to detail.

Mr. Smith previously lived in the People’s Republic of China, as well as in Spain, and can connect with a very broad-range of cultures, nationalities, and diverse individuals.

In April of 2019, the National Association of American Trial Lawyers selected Mr. Smith as one of the top 100 attorneys in the State of Florida in the field of personal injury.

Mr. Smith’s hobbies include spending time with his family, traveling, reading literature, and playing the piano.

Areas of Practice

-Personal Injury

-Automobile Accidents

-Pedestrian/Bike Accidents

-Slip-and-Fall Accidents

-Wrongful Death Accidents

-Boating Accidents


-Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

-Ultra-hazardous Equipment

-Dog Bites


-Breach of Contract

-Commercial Litigation

-Realtor Commission Disputes


-Home Owners’ Association

-Construction Defect

-DUI Defense

-Complex Regional Syndrome

-Ride Sharing Collisions (Uber & Lyft)

-Liability Defense

-Premises Defense

-Civil Defense



-Trial Advocacy

Bar Admissions

-Florida Bar – 2017

-United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida – 2017


-Cum Laude, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2014

-Majors: Mandarin Chinese Language and Political Science

-Florida International University School of Law, Miami, Florida, 2017

-J.D., Trial Team

Professional Associations and Memberships

-The Florida Bar – Member

-Palm Beach County Bar Association – Member

-Young Lawyers Section of the Palm Beach County Bar Association – Member

-North County Section of the Palm Beach County Bar Association – Member

-Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Committee of Palm Beach County

-Appellate Practice Committee

-Literacy Committee