Troy A. Smith proudly represents clients in all New York State Courts, Federal District Court, and all United States Military Courts. Our firm works diligently to defend those charged with all manners of felony criminal charges, white collar crimes, drug offenses and DUI/DWI as well as any misdemeanor crimes effectively. We know that receiving charges is a stressful time, and we want you to know that we are available to you 24/7 for your defense. The goal of our Bronx Criminal Lawyer is and will always be to keep you out of jail and safely at home with your family.
Bronx Criminal Lawyer Troy A. Smith has nearly 25 years experience as a Former New York City Homicide Prosecutor as well as Military Criminal Defense Counsel. He has developed a strong relationship with both courts and is very well respected. Our firm offers high level Bronx Criminal Lawyer services at the trial and appellate level. Our firm regularly appears in courts from Bronx County to Queens, and all over the state of New York.
When describing Bronx Criminal Lawyer Troy A. Smith courtroom skills an accomplished military trial judge dubbed him the “Acquittal King” of the United States Army. The same judge commented that “Troy A. Smith’s results at trial vary from merely impressive to almost unbelievable” and that Troy had possibly the highest acquittal rate in the history of the military court.
Bronx Criminal Lawyer Smith has also been interviewed and celebrated by local newspapers and media. Troy is also frequently interviewed by several news agencies for legal analysis for several high profile cases. Bronx Criminal Lawyer Troy was consulted on the Casey Anthony trial, George Zimmerman trial, and the shooting of Trayvon Martin.
Troy A. Smith is a talented Bronx Criminal Lawyer with relationships built on his trusted skills as a litigator in every borough of New York as well as all over the world. If you are seeking the very best in legal defense, do not hesitate to contact us for a free initial consultation at (212) 537-4029.
About NY Criminal Defense Attorney Troy A. Smith
Troy A. Smith, Attorney at Law, PC, focuses his legal practice in the area of Criminal Defense in the State of New York, Federal Courts and all Military Courts.
With more than 25 years of litigation and appellate experience as both a former New York City homicide prosecutor and a criminal defense counsel in the United States Army, Mr. Smith has served as lead counsel on more than one hundred trials on charges to include murder, manslaughter, vehicular homicides, armed robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, drug distribution, rape, child molestation, child pornography, rape and aggravated sexual offenses, grand larceny, embezzlement and fraud on the United States Government. Mr. Smith has also served as lead appellate counsel on more than one hundred military criminal appeals, to include the death penalty case of United States v. Kreutzer.
While working as an Army JAG Criminal Defense Attorney, an accomplished military trial judge, in dubbing Attorney Smith the unofficial “Acquittal King“, commented that Troy A. Smith had the highest acquittal rate that he had ever observed in his more than 20 years in the Army and possibly the highest acquittal rate in the history of the Army JAG Corps.
Mr. Smith has represented hundreds of individuals at all military administrative proceedings to include: Courts-Martial, Administrative Separation Boards;Discharge Review Boards;Boards for Correction of Military Records; Physical and Medical Evaluation Boards; Promotion Review Boards; United States Military Academy Misconduct and Honor Boards; Due Process Residency Termination Hearings for military doctors and; Flight Evaluation Boards. Troy Smith served as a Military Judge where he presided over felony level Courts-Martial offenses in the United States Army.
Troy Smith recently appeared on the “Richard French Live” show several times to discuss and analyze the Trayvon Martin shooting by George Zimmerman case. (View Here). Previously he was interviewed by CBS News in New York where he was asked to provide his legal expertise on the murder trial of the decade, Casey Anthony, the mother acquitted of murdering her 2 year old daughter (View Here).
Mr. Smith is considered a subject matter expert in litigating the coercive interrogation techniques used by law enforcement which may lead to a false confession. Mr. Smith has been asked to lecture in this area to several criminal defense organizations.
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Criminal Defense Matters in New York State, Federal and Military Courts
Military Administrative Actions
New York, 1993
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1997
United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals, 1997
United States Supreme Court, 1997
United States District Court, Southern District of New York 2011
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York 2011
Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hamden, CT, 1993 Juris Doctor
State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY 1990 B.A.
2011 – Litigating the “False Confession” Defense in New York State Courts- Bronx County Bar Association
2010 – The Art of Voir Dire at Court-Martial – U.S. Army Trial Defense Service
2008 and 2009 – Litigating the “False Confession” Defense- U.S. Army Trial Defense Service