Clifton Smoot

Clifton Smoot

Clifton Smoot is an attorney on the Leary Trial Team at The Veen Firm, PC, San Francisco. He is a graudate of The Johns Hopkins University and UC Hastings College of the Law, where he received recognition for his “Outstanding Pro Bono Service” and was awarded the Pfaff Trial Lawyer Scholarship.  A member of the Bar since 2015, he is now a coach for the UC Hastings Trial Team.  

Articles written by this author:
Defense apologies at trial

Defense apologies at trial

Too little, too late: a look at the elements of apology

Clifton Smoot

2017 January


Sub rosa on your side: Working with private investigators

Eventually, we all end up with “another great case ruined by the facts.” Better to learn that early on and stop the bleeding….

Clifton Smoot

2017 April