Attorney, Clifton E. Smith

  • Mr. Smith is admitted to practice before all California Courts, including the California Supreme Court; the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court.
  • As an employer defense attorney and Human Resources-labor relations professional, Mr. Smith offers his clients 20 years of combined experience in employment and labor relations.
  • Mr. Smith provides employer legal defense, Human Resources support and Labor Relations services to a full spectrum of clients, from entrepreneurs in growing companies to Fortune 100 Corporations, in industries such as mining, manufacturing, waste management, maintenance, transportation, petroleum transport, parcel delivery, food processing, healthcare and service industries such as restaurants, hotels and catering companies.
C. Smith

Education, Credentials, Associations

  • Juris Doctor: Western State University College of Law, Fullerton, CA.
  • Bachelor of Arts, Spanish: California State University, Fullerton, CA.
  • Diploma de Estudios Para Extranjeros: La Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)


  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association