Meet Our Firm
Kurt A. Smith, Esq.
Kurt Smith is the founder of Smith Legal Group. His practice focuses almost exclusively on Family Law, although he also has experience in commercial litigation, personal injury, insurance law, corporate law, criminal law, estate planning, and bankruptcy.
Mr. Smith holds a Juris Doctorate from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Mr. Smith also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management Information Systems.
Prior to forming Smith Legal Group, Mr. Smith was an associate at a prominent national firm, focusing on civil litigation and insurance law. In addition, Mr. Smith worked as a Project Manager for IBM in its Global Services Division. In this role, Mr. Smith managed information security projects for Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Smith also played an integral role in IBM’s globalization projects and assisted in the deployment of technology solutions in Argentina, Brazil, France, Scotland, and India.
Mr. Smith also spent several years working in the insurance industry as an insurance adjuster during which he specialized in on-scene accident investigations and accident reconstruction.
Mr. Smith is admitted to practice before the State and Federal Courts of Nevada. He is a member of the American Bar Association and Clark County Bar Association.
Austin M. Woo, Esq.
Attorney Woo received his Juris Doctorate from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Philosophy of Law and Justice as well as a minor in Political Science.
Mr. Woo externed for the Chief Justice of the United States Bankruptcy Court District of Nevada where he gained meaningful experience in Bankruptcy Law and Consumer Protection. Additionally, Mr. Woo worked full-time throughout his schooling taking on a variety of roles in the Gaming Industry.
Mr. Woo interned for the Caesars Accounting Department and was enrolled in the Master of Science in Accounting program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. When faced with choice of continuing his education in accounting or accepting his admission into law school, Mr. Woo took the law school route on the belief that he could effectuate more change in the community as an attorney. As a Las Vegas native with a passion for his community, Mr. Woo truly believes that everyone deserves a skilled and compassionate advocate.
Mr. Woo is admitted to practice before the State Courts of Nevada.
Jessie Allison, Esq.
Attorney Jessie Allison is a born and raised Nevadan who practices primarily in the area of Family Law and Estate Planning. Ms. Allison holds a Juris Doctorate from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and has been a licensed attorney in Nevada since 2007.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Allison played Division I tennis for San Diego State University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater Arts. After undergraduate school, Ms. Allison moved to France for eighteen months, where she became fluent in French (and proficient in croissant eating). During law school, Ms. Allison worked for an esteemed family law firm and the Honorable Robert J. Johnston, United States Magistrate Judge. As a young attorney, Ms. Allison juggled the jobs of raising four children, writing children’s books, working with the Clark County School District on literacy and creative writing projects, and becoming a USPTA Certified Tennis Pro, all while practicing law.
This background and experience has prepared Ms. Allison for the hard work and dedication required to vigorously represent clients and help them navigate the legal system. Ms. Allison is a full-time advocate for her clients, whether that be through educating clients on Estate or Premarital Planning, or full litigation services for those going through Divorce or Custody issues. Ms. Allison is committed to helping clients achieve the goals they desire.