Andrew Smith applies a broad background in litigation to resolve disputes involving trusts, estates, probate and conservatorships. He works closely with fiduciaries, beneficiaries and institutions, effectively guiding them through all stages of litigation, including discovery, mediation and trial. Andrew fervently protects the best of his clients, actively pursuing all avenues of resolution.

Before joining Weinstock Manion, Andrew began his career as an associate in the Litigation Department at Winston & Strawn LLP, where he represented corporations engaged in various types of complex commercial litigation, including trade secret, product liability, trademark and maritime disputes. He joined Weinstock Manion to specialize in estate and trust litigation. While in law school, Andrew served as Executive Editor of the Georgetown Journal of International Law.


  • J.D., Georgetown University, 2009
    • cum laude
  • B.A. – Political Science, Middlebury College, 2006
    • magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2012
  • District of Columbia, 2011
  • Virginia, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2013

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Speaking & Teaching

  • “The Estate Planners Mistakes Make That Put a Probate Litigator’s Kids Through College,” Los Angeles Estate Planning Council, February 25, 2020

Media & Publications

Honors & Awards

  • “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” Best Lawyers, 2022
  • “Southern California Rising Stars,” Super Lawyers, 2018-2021

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