Clients come to lawyers seeking help in solving problems. Whether those problems involve disputes over past events or planning for the future, Frank Smith Law Office adopts a client-centered approach in finding practical and effective solutions to client problems.Our law firm consists of a qualified and dedicated team, two legal assistants and an office manager. As a small law firm, our hallmark is utilizing our legal skills and resources to achieve client goals through cost-effective solutions and prompt and personal attention to our clients' matters, phone calls, and concerns. Frank Smith Law Office was founded by Frank Murray Smith in 1980 as a general practice firm.
Prior to 1980, Frank Smith practiced with the firm of Sutton, Nielson & Smith P.C. from 1976-1980.Frank Smith obtained his undergraduate degree in public administration (1972 with honors)) and his law degree (1976) from Drake University in Des Moines. Frank Smith has been licensed in all courts in Iowa since 1976 and practices in the areas of wills trusts, estate planning and probate (including particularly matters involving will contests, elder abuse and undue influence claims), governmental and annexation law, real estate and civil litigation and personal injury (particularly matters involving wrongful death and substantial medical malpractice claims).
In addition to his law practice, Frank Smith has been involved in many community activities including serving 8 years on the Polk County Board of Adjustment and 9 years on the Southeast Polk School Board.