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Joshua M. Smith
Attorney at Law

Joshua M. Smith

Joshua M. Smith, a long-time resident of the Peoria area, has practiced throughout Central Illinois and the Chicago area.  Mr. Smith focuses his practice on civil litigation claims, including personal and complex injury, insurance coverage and Section 155 bad faith claims, premises liability, property damage, commercial litigation, construction defect, and dram shop claims. He graduated, with honors, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2003 with a B.S. in Finance.  He received his Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago in 2006.  He is licensed in the State of Illinois, the Central and Northern District Federal Courts of Illinois, and the Seventh Circuit Federal Court of Appeals.  Mr. Smith has successfully taken several cases to jury verdicts in both State and Federal Courts.  Mr. Smith has represented clients in bench trials, examinations under oath, and arbitration (ADR). He has also represented clients involved in insurance coverage disputes, including claims for underinsured and uninsured, special investigations for fire and theft, and questionable medical provider billing practices.  He provides legal reviews of insurance policies and litigates insurance coverage disputes.  Mr. Smith is a member of the Peoria County and Illinois Bar Associations.  He is involved in the community, serving on the board of a local children’s museum and the board for a charity walk to benefit the NCCU of a local children’s hospital.  Mr. Smith is married with four young children.  

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  • J.D. - University of Illinois Chicago School of Law

  • B.A. - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois