Thomas C. Smith

Attorney at Law

Thomas C. Smith is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Kentucky. He has previously served as Special Justice to the Supreme Court of Kentucky.

Tom is a highly skilled trial lawyer who engages in all aspects of litigation within the firm.

Tom’s representation of individual clients in personal injury cases involves such matters as automobile and industrial equipment related accidents, aircraft and product failures. He is skilled with cases covering a full spectrum of losses from wrongful death to the severe incapacitating injuries of quadriplegia.

His representative clients also include a range of Fortune 500 Companies to small corporate entities and individuals in defense of mass tort, products liability, professional liability, personal injury, aircraft, commercial and contract claims.

Tom has been instrumental in the development and implementation of a loss control program for an international machine tool manufacturer which included product warnings, personnel instructions and training, and supervision and coordination of corporate litigation nationally. He conducted contract negotiations and drafting for the construction and expansion of the United States Corporate Office and Manufacturing Center, as well as, Technical centers on the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf Coasts.

In recognition of over thirty years of Pro Bono service to the Union Fire Protection District, its new main Fire and EMS Emergency Services Station was dedicated in his honor.


Tom holds degrees from Ohio Dominican University (B.A.) where he served as President of the Student Body, and from The University of Cincinnati College of Law (J.D.).

In 1995 Tom received the first Northern Kentucky Bar Association Distinguished Lawyer Award. Tom is peer reviewed with a Martindale rating of AV Preeminent for over twenty-five years and is a Life Fellow of the Kentucky Bar Foundation.

Tom Smith is a native of California and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Tom resides in Dry Ridge, Kentucky with his wife, Sheila. Tom enjoys fly-fishing, hunting, and spending time with his grandchildren.


  • Undergraduate: Ohio Dominican University
  • Law School: University of Cincinnati College of Law

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  • Kentucky

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