Gregory Smith practices civil rights law and criminal defense. A former teacher, he often represents students, teachers and the disabled. He wins compensation for the victims of sexual harassment and bullying, defends against unfair discipline, protects the disabled from discrimination and advises teachers on their rights in employment.

“Thanks for your outstanding skills, flexibility, and overall service, Greg.”

Gregory Smith enjoys a statewide reputation for his work as a school lawyer. Fellow attorneys refer their clients’ school matters to him. He has won awards from the Connecticut Bar Association for his pro bono work on behalf of indigent students.

“Attorney Smith was very thorough and professional and helped put a difficult situation into perspective… knowledgable and experienced… I would recommend him without reservation.”

Greg Smith counsels students, teachers and the disabled on all matters having to do with public and private elementary and secondary schools. On his clients’ behalf he argues cases in administrative hearings and pursues claims in state and federal courts. When his clients face criminal charges he represents them as a criminal defense attorney in the Superior Court.

“My family highly recommends Greg. He is a very competent professional who took the extra time in providing us timely, efficient and effective service of the highest caliber. Greg was very patient and understanding in advising us as we made our decisions and course of action. We are very appreciative.”

One reason clients come to Greg Smith as a school lawyer is his long experience as a teacher. Greg taught public high school for thirty years in Massachusetts and Connecticut. In the eleven years since then he has continued his work for adolescents, this time as a lawyer representing theirs and their families’ legal interests.

“I feel more confident now knowing that I can reach out to you.”

Recent Cases

Mother Settles Lawsuit Against Danbury for Paraprofessional’s Assault on Her Autistic Child.

Bridgeport Settles Civil Rights Case Against Music Teacher for Her Attack on a Student on a 504 Plan.

Cheshire Student Brings Federal Discrimination Claims Against the Principal of His Elementary School.