Kyle D. Smith
Kyle D. Smith firmly believes in a client-centered approach to legal work. The starting point for every case should be the needs and wants of the client. Because those vary with every person, it’s important for lawyers to take the time to understand their clients. Most lawyers don’t.
By taking the client-centered approach to each case, Kyle believes he can achieve the most desirable results for each employment law client.
Kyle has been selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2018—a recognition awarded to only 2.5% of attorneys.
- UCLA School of Law; Juris Doctor
- Northern Arizona University; Bachelor of Science
While studying at UCLA, Kyle served as the Managing Articles Editor of the UCLA Journal of Law and Technology as well as a Managing Editor on the UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy.
He also served as a Judicial Extern for then-Chief Judge Alex Kozinski in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, where he gained experience in a broad range of topics involving federal law and appellate procedure.
Immediately after law school, Kyle served as a Deputy City Attorney for several cities across California. In his present practice, Kyle uses these valuable lawyering skills to promote employee rights.
As the child of immigrants who worked long hours in the restaurant and factory industry, Justin Lo strongly supports dignified and lawful treatment of all employees in the workplace. He passionately and tenaciously fights employers to hold them accountable for their legal violations.
- Juris Doctor, UCLA School of Law
- Bachelor of Arts, UC Irvine
Justin began his legal career as a Deputy City Prosecutor. There, he prosecuted criminal cases and obtained valuable trial experience that he uses to maximize recovery in every employment law cases.
In law school, Justin served as an extern for the Honorable Judge Vincent Zurzolo. Justin’s experience behind the scenes gives him a unique perspective that helps his clients obtain better results.