About Josh K. Smith
Josh is a member of the firm’s litigation team and handles cases, both large and small, with the same determined advocacy. Josh’s focus at all times is on achieving the best resolution for his clients, whether in court or through aggressive settlement efforts. Josh realizes that litigation can be a daunting proposition and his goal is always to provide practical guidance and counsel, in addition to legal expertise, so that he can work with clients to navigate their dispute effectively and achieve the best outcome possible.
Josh has substantial experience and extensive knowledge, and has litigated and resolved disputes, in a variety of areas, specifically including employment law, construction and property related cases.
Josh was born and raised in the Willamette Valley and takes pride in being a native son and staying active in his community. He enjoys volunteer coaching and is a past vice-president and president of the Emerald High School Ski Racing League. Josh is also active in the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce.
Josh attended college at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California and returned to Oregon to earn his law degree from the University of Oregon. Josh enjoys staying active and continues to ski, golf, and play soccer. He also takes training his dog to catch Frisbees very seriously. When he is not active, Josh enjoys watching television and movies and reading books.
J.D., University of Oregon, 2007
B.S., Cal Poly State University, Business Administration (Law) & Economics, 2004
Professional Honors and Activities
Lane County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Greenhill Humane Society
Board of Directors - 2013 to present
Eugene/Springfield Joint Chamber Leadership Program.
Graduate - 2013
Emerald High School Ski Racing League
Vice-President and President – 2008-2009
Volunteer Soccer coach