David R. Smith

David R. Smith, Esq. is an associate with the Petroff Amshen LLP and specializes in foreclosure defense. Mr. Smith has extensive experience at every stage of the foreclosure process; from pre-litigation settlement discussions, all the way through to the appellate process. Mr. Smith is a strong homeowner’s advocate and prides himself on helping homeowners stay in their homes and guiding clients through what can be an emotionally upsetting and confusing legal process.

Mr. Smith received his B.A. in Political Science from Georgia State University with honors, and his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law.  While in law school, Mr. Smith was an active member of the Tax Law Clinic and received the Pro Bono Certificate Award for his commitment to helping low income individuals and families.

Mr. Smith is admitted to practice in New York Supreme Courts and is a member of many professional associations including the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.

Bar Admission:

  • State of New York


  • J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law
    • Secretary of the Hofstra Tax Law Clinic
    • Pro Bono Certificate Award
  • B.A. from Georgia State University, Cum Laude


  • Member of the American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Member of the New York State Bar Association

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