Jarrod W. Smith, Esq.

Jarrod possesses the broad view of a generalist, but one whose practice is complemented by detailed legal knowledge ranging from Federal Criminal Law to Corporate Law.

Attorney Jarrod Smith graduated from SUNY Fredonia with a Bachelor’s of Art in political science in 1993. Following his passion for the law, he earned his Juris Doctor at the Syracuse University College of Law in 2002. He’s also a patriot who served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the 2nd battalion. Keeping in alignment with his high standards, he is a member of the New York State Academy of Trial Attorneys, New York State Bar Association, Oswego County Bar Association and the CNY Collaborative Family Law Professionals. He’s practiced law in all NY courts, including the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, Federal Court and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, Federal Court. All around, attorney Jarrod Smith has all the right stuff – excellence, commitment and experience.

Areas of Practice: Attorney Jarrod Smith

As a federal criminal law attorney, he has represented clients alleged of embezzlement, weapons charges, drug conspiracies, white collar crimes like bank fraud, RICO actions and counterfeiting. Being charged with a federal crime is tough. Federal prosecutors have unlimited resources and are generally aggressive and seasoned. With attorney Jarrod Smith on your side, you’ve got an experienced federal criminal law attorney on your side to level the playing field. Attorney Jarrod Smith also practices state criminal law. He has successfully represented clients in alleged charges of drug possession, burglary, theft, DUI and parole appeals. Successes include dismissal of charges, reduced charges, parole instead of jail time and reduced sentencing.

Jarrod is an aggressive and strategic defender of his client’s legal rights throughout the negotiation, trial and appeals process.

Another practice area of attorney Jarrod Smith is personal injury law. He’s handled a wide variety of personal injury claims, such as vehicular accidents, wrongful death, dog bites and slip and fall accidents. His goal is to get you the compensation that you deserve. He uses his exceptional negotiation skills to settle before trial and his strong litigation skills in the courtroom when a fair settlement cannot be attained prior to trial. Attorney Jarrod Smith also practices civil litigation and has represented clients in land use disputes, collection matters, premises liability cases and more.

As a family law attorney, Jarrod Smith is experienced in collaborative divorces, mediation, separation agreements, child custody, child visitation and divorce litigation. His goal is to ensure the best interests of the family. In the education arena, he has assisted clients with their children’s special needs. Plus, he offers general counsel services to businesses. His business law experience is extensive and includes contract negotiations, creating legal entities, corporate compliance and human resource issues. From the board room to the court room, Jarrod has managed the legal detail’s of product creation and delivery from the creator to the end-user.

If you’ve been charged with a crime, incurred a personal injury, considering filing for divorce or have a business issue, turn to attorney Jarrod Smith for the best legal advice.


  • Syracuse University College of Law – 2002
  • Juris Doctor
  • SUNY Fredonia – 1993
  • BA, Political Science

Military Service

  • United States Marine Corps
  • Camp Pendleton, California
  • 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Division, H&S Co.

Professional Associations

  • New York State Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • Oswego County Bar Association
  • CNY Collaborative Family Law Professionals

Courts of Practice

  • All Courts in the State of New York
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, Federal Court
  • 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, Federal Court

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