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.

Education

  • 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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Four Weinstock Manion Attorneys Selected to Southern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, Maggie Mouradian Makes Two “Top Lists”

Weinstock Manion is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Acevedo, Maggie Mouradian, Rochelle Schultz, and Andrew Smith have been selected as Super Lawyer “Rising Stars” for...

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Jessica Babrick and Andrew Smith present to the Los Angeles Estate Planning Council

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Maggie Mouradian and Andrew Smith Selected to Southern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, Maggie Mouradian Makes Two “Top Lists”

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October 16, 2018

James Brown’s Estate is Still in Turmoil 12 Years After His Death

Andrew Smith’s article “James Brown’s Estate Is Still In Turmoil 12 Years After His Death” was published in Forbes on October 15, 2018. In the article, Andrew discusses...

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July 10, 2018

Andrew G. Smith and Maggie Mouradian Listed in 2018 Southern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

Weinstock Manion is pleased to announce that Andrew Smith and Maggie Mouradian have been selected to the “2018 Southern California Rising Stars” list by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers...

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