Clark Hill Attorney Matthew T. Smith to Present “Collecting Business Debt: The Nuances of Commercial Collection”

Dec 12, 2008

LANSING , MI Clark Hill attorney Matthew T. Smith will present “Collecting Business Debt: The Nuances of Commercial Collection” as part of the National Business Institute’s one day conference, “Advance Collection Strategies”, on January 13, 2009. Mr. Smith’s presentation will identify steps to execute on judgment, secrets to working with business debtors including actions and remedies to be taken prior to default, advanced collection techniques for commercial debt and required forms and other documentation. For registration and more information please visit .

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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