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D. Todd Smith

D. Todd Smith is a civil appellate lawyer based in Austin, Texas and is the founder and managing partner of Smith Nobles, one of the state's top appellate boutiques. He launched the firm in 2006 after nearly a decade with the international law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. (now Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP). Before joining Fulbright, Todd served a two-year clerkship with Texas Supreme Court Justice Raul A. Gonzalez.

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Jeff Nobles

Jeff Nobles joined SN and opened the firm's Houston office in 2017. He began his legal career as a briefing attorney for Justice James F. "Bud" Warren of the First Court of Appeals in Houston. After two years as a trial lawyer, he became a full-time appellate lawyer in 1989, and obtained certification as a Civil Appellate Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 1991.

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Julie Power Smith

Julie Power Smith joined SN's Austin office in 2009. As firm administrator, she manages human resources and oversees operational functions.

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