Nick Smart

Strong-Garner-Bauer, P.C.
415 E Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 887-4300
www.stronglaw.com


Nick received his law degree cum laude from the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law in 2012. During law school, Nick was an articles editor for The Urban Lawyer, interned for the Honorable Ortrie D. Smith for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, was a member of the UMKC Law Review, and was a Westlaw student representative.Nick Smart joined Strong-Garner-Bauer P.C. in 2012 and became a shareholder in 2017

Prior to law school, Nick did his undergraduate studies at Southwest Baptist University where he graduated magna cum laude in 2008. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration. After graduating from Southwest Baptist, Nick became a certified public accountant while practicing for BKD, LLP in Springfield, Missouri.

Nick is admitted to practice in all Missouri state courts and the United States District Court for the Western and Eastern District of Missouri. Nick is a member of the Missouri Bar, American Association for Justice, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, and Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association. Nick specializes in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, commercial litigation, and product liability.

Year Joined Organization:

2011

Bar Admissions

Missouri
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

Education

University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law, 2012, JD
Honors: Cum Laude
Southwest Baptist University, 2008, B.S.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Major: Accounting & Business Administration - Economics and Finance

Professional Associations and Memberships

The Missouri Bar
American Association of Justice
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

Baird, Lightner, Millsap, & Harpool - Clerk
Von Erdmannsdorff, Mowry & Bartlett - Clerk
The Honorable Ortrie D. Smith, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri - Intern
BKD, LLP - Tax Associate

Other Professional Licenses

Certified Public Accountant