The skilled Bay Area attorneys at Hartnett, Smith & Paetkau help clients in Redwood City and San Mateo County with business litigation, criminal defense and civil litigation. Contact our team today.
From complex commercial disputes to sensitive criminal matters, our firm has an unparalleled record of success through more ...than 200 jury trials to verdict for individuals and businesses in state and federal courts. We are equally successful in pre-litigation problem solving to avoid going to trial. We have also mediated and arbitrated more than 100 cases. See More
Hartnett, Smith & Paetkau vigorously represents individuals and businesses throughout northern California focusing on the cities of San Francisco and Redwood City. The law firm has reputation for being aggressive and highly professional.
Attorney Smith brings significant experience to his practice of criminal law. He began his career with the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office in 1978 and was promoted within two years to the Major Crimes Unit. He tries five to 10 cases to verdict each year, a significant number in today's legal world. Even though most cases are not tried, he prepares every case as if a trial was the...