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Success is much more than an expectation.  It’s the highest calling we have.  It takes extraordinary preparation, intensity, experience, insight, uncompromising standards and a Winning Attitude. Our passion for litigation is more than just a business. For us, it’s personal; for us, it’s about WINNING.

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Our objective is always to develop legal strategies that win. When doctors, lawyers, judges and other professionals need legal representation, they turn to our battle-tested trial and appellate attorneys for help. They don’t just want advice – they want to win.

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Smith Sovik News

DeFrancesco with a Big Win in Oneida

November 22, 2022

Christopher DeFrancesco won a defense verdict on behalf of a prominent capital district pain management

A Big Win in Oneida County

November 15, 2022

Ted Smith scored a big win representing a reputable Head and Neck Surgeon charged with

Smith Sovik Honored to be a Best Law Firm Again

November 7, 2022

Smith Sovik proudly announces U.S. News and World Report - Best Lawyers has recognized Smith

My name is Ellen Pares. I am a Senior Litigation Adjuster working for Kemper – A Unitrin Business. I have 35 years of claim handling experience and have handled personal and commercial lines including worker’s compensation both as a supervisor and as an adjuster.   I have had many years of experience working with various defense firms and attorneys including Smith Sovik Kendrick & Sugnet and specifically with Kristin Norfleet, of this firm.  My experience with Kristin has always been positive.  I find that Kristin is always pleasant, and cooperative but more importantly, she always does an excellent job of defending her clients/our insureds.  She is quickly responsive, has excellent defense strategies and this generally results in very good resolutions.  I am pleased with this firm’s work and would recommend them.

Ellen Pares
Senior Litigation Adjuster
Kemper – A Unitrin Business

Victor Prial handled a very complex and hotly contested issue for our firm. His diligence and thoroughness was essential to our winning result. His courtroom presence was strategic while being very professional and civil. To this day, I cannot imagine working with anyone else.

Managing Partner of a Law Firm – Defendant