OUR CORE VALUES
To represent each client to the best of their ability, while making ethical and sound legal decisions, the attorneys and staff at Smith & Lake, LLC uphold the following core values.
Client-centered advocacy: Our firm is committed to:
• Providing each client with personal attention throughout his or her case to meet his or her individual needs and objectives
• Clearly communicating all legal options, and responding to client inquiries in a timely manner
• Offering results-oriented, cost-effective and top quality work product, focusing on creative solutions to each client’s legal issues
• Treating each client with courtesy, respect and dignity
• Ensuring the client understands both the legal process and options available so the client can make intelligent and informed decisions
• Striving always to improve the value and effectiveness of our legal work for our clients
Integrity: Our law practice is built upon an unwavering commitment to the highest personal and professional ethical standards. Our goal is to inspire the trust of our clients, our colleagues, and members of the judiciary by always conducting ourselves professionally, and courteously.
Respect: We believe that all parties to a legal proceeding, including clients, opposing counsel, opposing parties, and court personnel, are entitled to be treated with respect at all times. We strive to maintain civility and collegiality in all of our communications and interactions with others.
Excellence: The attorneys at Smith & Lake, LLC maintain a lifelong devotion to learning and professional development as part of their commitment to delivering value-added legal services to their clients. By always seeking to advance their legal expertise, the attorneys at Smith & Lake, LLC seek to position themselves and their firm on the cutting edge of the law and technology, allowing them to better provide strategic solutions to clients to accomplish their goals.