Craig T. Smith
My philosophy: Listen, listen, listen. What does the client ultimately want, both short- and long-term, and how can we get him or her there?
Best part of my job: Getting to share good news with clients.
Practicing law since: 2004
Why I decided to become a lawyer: I wanted to help others and knew adding a legal degree to my business and language background would open a number of doors to do so.
Attorney Craig T. Smith has a deep knowledge of real estate law on Hilton Head, SC. He has an extensive background in residential and commercial real estate law and focuses his legal practice on residential closings, real estate and probate litigation, condominium association law and collections.
Originally from Longview, Texas, Craig has been practicing real estate law for 11 years and has published articles in the Stanford Law & Policy Review Online and Boston University Journal of Science & Technology Law. Obtaining a short sale approval or settling a financial obligation for a client is incredibly rewarding for this hard-working attorney.
Craig earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law and graduated from the University of Tennessee with a B.A. in Spanish and World Business. During law school, he lived in Spain for a summer and took classes at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.
After law school, Craig began a successful career in private practice with a strong focus on real estate law. Over the years, he has represented both lenders and individuals in mortgage foreclosure actions, as well as in residential and commercial eviction matters. Craig also served as the leader of the Condominium and Homeowners Association Practice Group for a prestigious national law firm’s office in Tampa, Florida.
Craig is admitted to the bar in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida and is highly proficient in Spanish.
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The Professional Building
2 Corpus Christi Place, Suite 105
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Post Office Box 7906
Hilton Head Island, SC 29938