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Christopher D. Smith, Esq.

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Christopher D. Smith is an attorney admitted to practice in the NY State and Federal courts, including Bankruptcy Court, of New York. He is a founding partner of Smith & Messina LLP. His practice concentrates on advising clients on Consumer and Collection matters, Real Estate,Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, and Bankruptcy, including Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, and Foreclosure matters.

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy, Debt Settlements, Consumer Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Civil Litigation


  • University at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, New York
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
  • SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
    • Psychology

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of New York

Professional Associations

  • Erie County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Current Employment Position

  • Partner


  • Super Lawyers for Upstate New York

Past Positions

  • Damon & Morey, Associate