Attorney Michael L. Dillard Jr., Associate Attorney
A respected personal injury lawyer serving Columbus and central Ohio
Attorney Michael L. Dillard Jr. is an associate attorney in the litigation practice at the Smith Law Office. Mike's practice focuses on counseling clients and litigating personal injury and wrongful death cases, along with handling other types of litigation matters. Prior to joining Smith Law Office, Mike spent twelve years handling complex commercial litigation matters in the business litigation practice group at a large full-service Midwestern-based law firm with offices throughout the country.
Mike has a strong track record and has developed his skills as a litigator in complex commercial litigation cases, representing large corporate clients for over twelve years. Mike uses those skills to zealously advocate on behalf of Smith Law Office's clients. He has a background in business and is an extremely effective communicator, both in court and in writing.
Mike obtained his J.D. from Capital University Law School in 2008, summa cum laude. He received B.A.s in psychology and journalism from the Ohio State University in 1999. He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Ohio and the Eastern District Court of Michigan. Michael is also admitted to practice in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Eastern District Court of New York.
Mike is a member of multiple associations, including,the Ohio State Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Association, the Ohio Association of Justice and the American Association of Justice. Mike was selected as an Ohio Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine from 2013-2017. In his personal life, Mike enjoys spending time with family and friends, and he regularly volunteers his services in the community.