• Our Team of Attorneys

    Steve Smith

    Steven C. Smith

    Steve, the managing shareholder at Smith LC, focuses his practice on civil litigation and representing diverse businesses and a variety of small business owners.

    John S. Clifford

    John, a shareholder at Smith LC, focuses his practice on complex litigation, with a particular focus in business, real property, construction, real estate foreclosure, personal injury, and insurance matters. Mr. Clifford is AV Rated Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell.


    Richard R. Thomas

    Rick, a shareholder at Smith LC, focuses his practice on complex business litigation including investment fraud, corporate dissolution, and intellectual property litigation.


    Stephen C. Biggs

    Stephen, a shareholder at Smith LC, focuses his practice on appellate work, business litigation, and defamation cases.

    Stephanie P. Alexander

    Stephanie, a shareholder at Smith LC, focuses her practice on defense of employment and employment-related claims, product liability matters, premises liability matters, and intellectual property litigation.

    Kipp S. Muir

    Kipp, an associate with Smith LC, focuses his practice on civil litigation.

    Vonde Smith

    Vonde Smith

    Vonde Smith is Of Counsel at Smith LC, in the Jackson Wyoming office. Her practice focuses on business matters, civil litigation, privacy law and representing diverse small business owners.

    Michael H. Cooper

    Michael H. Cooper is an associate with Smith, LC. Mr. Cooper is a litigator who has focused his practice to the defense of liability claims. Mr. Cooper has extensive experience in all types of litigated matters, including breach of contract, elder abuse (financial, physical abuse, and neglect cases), and personal injury claims.

    Aaron Harris

    Aaron Harris

    Aaron Harris is a shareholder at the Smith, LC Utah office. He is an experienced trial attorney who represents clients in all areas of litigation, including conflicts and disputes in the following areas: commercial (including extensive experience in trade secret and restrictive covenant cases), contract enforcement, real property, divorce, and construction defect.

    Tesleem Azeez

    Tesleem Azeez is an associate with Smith, LC, Mr. Azeez focuses his practice on civil litigation.

    Tyler Hawkins

    Tyler Hawkins is a shareholder at Smith LC.  Tyler practiced for over a decade at a large national law firm before joining Smith LC.  He focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, including commercial contract and real estate disputes, bankruptcy, and corporate restructuring. 

    Thomas Burns

    Thomas Burns is a shareholder at the Smith LC Utah office. He is a member of the Family Law, Litigation, and Appellate sections of the Utah State Bar. Mr. Burns has more than 20 years of legal experience, including five years clerking for the Honorable William A. Thorne of the Utah Court of Appeals.

    Celeste S. Motaghedi

    Celeste Motaghedi is an associate with Smith, LC. Ms. Motaghedi attended the University of California, Riverside and obtained a B.A. in Psychology. She then graduated from Chapman University Fowler School of Law and has prior experience in civil litigation. Ms. Motaghedi plans to focus her practice on Business Litigation and Employment Law.

    Robert D. Fischer

    Robert D. Fischer, of counsel, focuses his practice on family law, including divorce, child custody, visitation, support, domestic violence, business valuations, property division and prenuptial agreements. He has practiced in the area of family law for over 26 years and brings to his cases a unique understanding and empathy.

    Nate Tarvin

    Nate Tarvin is a shareholder in the firm’s Irvine Office. Mr. Tarvin focuses his practice on complex civil litigation, trust and probate litigation, business litigation, shareholder derivative actions, and the defense of class actions.

    Doug Smith

    Doug is a SMITH, LC shareholder.

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