Clark Hill Attorney Matthew T. Smith Presented Michigan Lien Law “Pay Me” Training Class

Apr 27, 2009

LANSING , MI Clark Hill attorney Matthew T. Smith presented Michigan Lien Law “Pay Me” Training Class, sponsored by MIACCA, on Friday, April 24, 2009. The four hour training class addressed construction liens, bond and surety claims, contracting, claims resolution, general receivables collections and also updated participants on current Michigan Lien Law and the process of filing liens and collecting.


Matthew T. Smith is a member of Clark Hill’s Litigation Practice Group, and specializes in commercial and construction related matters.  Mr. Smith is experienced in bankruptcy, creditor’s rights, real estate and civil litigation.


Mr. Smith received a B.A. degree in Financial Administration from Michigan State University in 1991, where he was an athlete and received several scholarships and awards.


Mr. Smith joined the United States Marine Corps in 1993 and has achieved the rank of Major.  After receiving his law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 1994, he practiced bankruptcy, real estate and corporations’ law.  In 1995, he returned to active duty for the Marines and attended Naval Justice School in 1996, receiving certification as a Judge Advocate of the United States Marine Corps.  Mr. Smith served as government counsel, defense counsel, and as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Marine Corps’ Office of the Staff Judge Advocate in San Diego , California .  He returned to Michigan in 1999 to practice creditors’ rights law, construction litigation, real estate and corporations’ law, while also working for the U.S. Marine Reserves.



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