|Description||Gulfport personal injury attorneys, Smith & Holder, have a reputation for providing smart, creative, and dynamic representation and obtaining impressive results for clients who have been injured due to the fault of others or who are facing criminal charges.
A native of Gulfport, Mississippi, Christopher "Chris" Smith received his undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi and his Juris Doctorate from Mississippi College School of Law. Mr. Smith is currently admitted to practice in all state courts for Mississippi and Florida along with the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, the Northern District of Florida and the United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Smith began his legal career as an Assistant State Attorney in the Office of the State Attorney for the First Judicial District of Florida where he prosecuted felony offenses. Upon entering private practice Mr. Smiths practice broadened to include personal injury, business and commercial litigation, criminal defense and family law.
Morgan Holder focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury and criminal defense. Morgan was the catalyst behind Smith & Holder obtaining a recent seven-figure verdict on behalf of one of the firm’s injured clients, the largest verdict in that particular venue in over two decades. Morgan’s cross-examination of the defense accident reconstructionist expert witness in that case was pivotal.
A former two-time all-state golfer for Gulfport High School, he earned a full golf scholarship to Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, later transferring to the University of Alabama, where he received his undergraduate degree.
During his tenure in law school at the Mississippi College School of Law, Morgan received accolades for both his oral argument and writing skills, including being awarded the prestigious American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Writing II. Morgan also clerked for several of Mississippi’s premier insurance defense firms during this time while also serving as an intern for United States Magistrate Judge Robert H. Walker in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.
2209 23rd Ave
United States of America
|Practice areas||Criminal Law, Personal Injury|
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|Added||24/01/19 (Edited 24/01/20)|