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Practice Areas

  • Products Liability
  • General Liability
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Trucking/Transportation Litigation
  • Civil Litigation

Biography

Evan Smith specializes in the defense of automotive manufacturers, component part suppliers, and other product manufacturers. Evan has both prosecuted and defended numerous personal injury claims for his clients and maintains a detailed knowledge of the statutes and regulations governing the trucking industry. Prior to joining Watson Spence, Evan defended local and international motor carriers involved in catastrophic automobile accidents. He has significant litigation experience, including motion practice, deposing fact and expert witnesses, and mediations.

Evan graduated cum laude from Samford University's Cumberland School of Law and was admitted to the State Bar in 2017. During law school, Evan was the Associate Editor of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy and a member of the National Moot Court Team. He received consecutive Outstanding Brief Awards during the 2015 and 2016 Saad Moot Court Competitions and was published in the American Journal of Trial Advocacy for his work, The Standing Requirements of Third Party Intervenors.

Evan attended the University of Alabama for his undergraduate studies, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science. While completing his undergraduate studies, Evan was an inner-city chess instructor for Every Move Counts, an enrichment program that teaches children the intellectual and social benefits of chess.

Outside of work, Evan enjoys golf, college football, fishing, exercising, and spending time with his family and friends.