Criminal Defense Attorney
Raquel Smith is an associate with Jezic & Moyse, LLC. Ms. Smith is barred in Maryland and focuses her practice on serious criminal and traffic matters. Ms. Smith decided to pursue a career in law after interning with a non-profit legal services provider in Prince George’s County, MD. While interning, she witnessed the difficulties unrepresented litigants experienced attempting to navigate Maryland’s legal system. Thereafter, she knew she would focus her career on assisting those in the midst of the legal system obtain the best possible results.
Ms. Smith has handled hundreds of criminal and traffic cases and represented litigants in domestic violence civil hearings. She has earned the reputation of being an aggressive but amicable litigator among her peers. Ms. Smith has won several jury trials in both Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties since beginning her career as a litigator in 2013. The majority of her clients are Spanish-speakers and she prides herself on effectively communicating the nuances of the legal process to her clients and making that process less stressful.
Ms. Smith is a member of the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys’ Association, the Montgomery County Bar Association and the Maryland Hispanic Bar Association.
Ms. Smith earned her Juris Doctorate from the American University, Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. and her Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Maryland, College Park.
She is a lifelong resident of Montgomery County, graduating from Georgetown Visitation College Preparatory School in Washington, D.C. She speaks fluent Spanish and is of Chilean and Jamaican descent. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, travelling and spending time with friends.
Ms. Smith can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.