Experienced Personal Injury Firm
Nearly A Century of Experience Putting You and Your Needs First

Charles Nicholas Smith

PArtner at Chatham Gilder Howell Pittman PLLC undefined

Nick Smith is admitted to practice in state courts in Mississippi and Tennessee. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi. Mr. Smith’s areas of practice include personal injury, criminal defense, civil litigation including contract disputes and actions under the Fair Debt Collections Act and Fair Credit Reporting Act. Mr. Smith was hired in 2010 at the Chatham Pittman Law Firm and is now a partner at Chatham Gilder Howell Pittman PLLC.

Nick Smith grew up in Tate County, Mississippi, where he attended Senatobia High School and went on to continue his education at Northwest Mississippi Community College. He finished his undergraduate studies at The University of Mississippi. Following graduation, he worked as a deputy clerk in the Tate County Chancery Clerk's Office for his grandfather Wayne Crockett. He then attended Law School at Mississippi College School of Law.

While in law school Mr. Smith interned at the District Attorney's office serving Tate, Panola, DeSoto, Yalobusha, and Tallahatchie Counties of the 17th Judicial District. Mr. Smith graduated law school in 2009. Following law school, Mr. Smith returned home to Senatobia. In June of 2013 Mr. Smith began serving as the Municipal Judge for the City of Senatobia. Mr. Smith has served as the President for the Northwest Mississippi Young Lawyers Division and currently serves Panola County Mississippi as one of the County’s Public Defenders. Mr. Smith’s litigation experience includes trial work in Municipal Courts, Circuit and Chancery Courts, and Federal Court.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Creditor and Debtor Law

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2010
  • Tennessee, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi

Education

  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi
    • J.D. - 2009
  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
    • B.A. - 2005
    • Major: English

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • North Mississippi Young Lawyers
  • Desoto County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • District Attorney's Office of the 17th Judicial District, Extern, 2008
  • Super Lawyers
  • AAJ
  • BBB
  • Top 100
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum

The Representation You Need

  • Each case works off contingency fees. This means that you pay nothing unless we recover for your case.
  • Our team has extensive trial experience. We believe that a jury of twelve fellow citizens is the fairest way ever devised to get you the justice you deserve.
  • When you talk, we listen. Our attorneys treat each and every client's case as unique and provide you personalized care.
  • Our firm is the joining of two legacy practices. Together we bring over 100 years of combined experience to each and every case we handle.

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