Attorney Referral Program


The Law Offices of Edward A. Smith welcomes referrals from other lawyers. Our law firm considers a client referral the highest compliment one lawyer or law firm can pay to another.

We also welcome the opportunity to co-counsel, joint venture, or even assume clients' representation on behalf of fellow attorneys.

The Law Offices of Edward A. Smith has traditionally accepted referral matters at all different states of litigation. Referrals are made either shortly after an incident occurs, during litigation, and every step in between. Of course, every potential referral is promptly considered by us on a case-by-case basis.

Please immediately contact us online.

Let Us Be Your Personal Injury Department

The Law Offices of Edward A. Smith has a proven record of achieving outstanding results for our clients in personal injury cases.

Because of our reputation within the legal community, a significant number of our cases are referred by other lawyers. Many of our referrals are received from lawyers who do not handle personal injury or contingent fee cases.

We also receive referrals from other personal injury law firms that do not have the time, expertise, or capital resources to properly pursue particular cases.

The Law Offices of Edward A. Smith has an experienced and dedicated staff that works as a team to uncover every resource available to bring our cases to the absolute best conclusions.

If you have a client or injury case that you would like to discuss with us or contemplate referring to us, please contact us online.

Co-Counsel and Referral Fees

The Law Offices of Edward A. Smith can help you generate a source of income with no overhead. We can pay referral fees to other lawyers by The Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of California. The Rules prohibit referral fees from being paid to non-lawyers.

The Rules also allow us to co-counsel a case with other lawyers and pay appropriate referral fees to those lawyers. The client's prior consent is required.

National Referral Program

Under our success and reputation, we receive inquiries regarding personal injury cases in other states. We, therefore, regularly seek qualified lawyers in other states for our out of California cases.

If you are a qualified personal injury lawyer and are interested in associating with us on local cases to provide us with expertise in your state, please e-mail us at

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Client Reviews
"Me and my wife; had a car accident. We were amazed how easy, professional, friendly attorney Ed Smith is along with his staff. Everybody is amazing. Thank you so much, we are very impressed!" Alex & Dinah M.
"Ed Smith and his office team took on a difficult personal injury case on my behalf and for the passenger in my car. Ed is a top- notch attorney. His staff couldn't have been more helpful and kind. No need to look elsewhere. I give Ed Smith my highest recommendation." Beverly
"Ed and Robert have been taking great care of my husband and I for the past 5+ years. They are always there when you have a problem and a quick resolution! Even when the issues have nothing to do with them. They are willing to help ease the pain off your shoulders. They are as good as it gets! Thank you again for everything." Annie T.
"Very professional. Great team, staff and service all around. Mr Smith was very honest, straight forward with his advice. He gives the word "attorney" an honest reputation. I will seek his council anytime, and would recommend him at the drop of a dime." Jeremy M.
"I would highly recommend Ed Smith to any friends or family in need of a personal injury attorney. Ed, and his staff, are very caring on top of being very experienced in this field. The staff always keeps you informed of the status of your case and they are always easy to reach by phone." Shannon D.
"Edward Smith law offices provide competent, thorough, and personable help for victims of personal injury. When you first meet the staff you know you contacted the right office. This law office treats clients like people. I recommend this office to anyone seeking representation regarding personal injury." David M.