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Mr. Stephen M. NeSmith, is the founder and managing partner of NeSmith &NeSmith, P.C. After earning his Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1983, Mr. NeSmith joined the late Frank W. Riggs, III in the practice of law in Montgomery, Alabama.

Together they formed the law firm of Riggs & NeSmith, P.A., which Mr. NeSmith continues to oversee this day.

Throughout his 30+ years of practicing law, Mr. NeSmith has worked on many Personal Injury, Family Law, Criminal, and Immigration cases in a variety of areas. He is extremely knowledgeable and well-versed in our legal system and has successfully helped many individuals and families get the results they desired.

A well-sought after and respected speaker, he frequently gives lectures to groups of immigrants regarding their rights and immigration options. As a result of living in Mexico for two years, Mr. NeSmith is fluent in Spanish.

He is a member of the State Bar of Alabama, the Montgomery County Bar Association, and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society.

Stephen M. NeSmith

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Stephen M. NeSmith jr.

Mr. Stephen M. NeSmith Jr. is a Partner with NeSmith & NeSmith, P.C. He graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2010 and has extensive knowledge and experience in the area of immigration law. During the last 10 years, he has successfully worked on numerous cases dealing with variety of immigration concerns for his clients.

Mr. NeSmith recognizes the great impact that immigrants have had on this country in the past, as well as the tremendous need for them in the future. He has a passion for immigration law and the rights of immigrants. He has written much on the subject, and his articles have been published in The Birmingham News, The Montgomery Advertiser, and The Tuscaloosa News.

He is a member of the State Bar of Alabama, the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). He is fluent in Spanish like his Father.

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Scott M. NeSmith

Mr. Scott M. NeSmith is an Associate Partner with NeSmith & NeSmith, P.C.  He graduated from the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law at Faulkner University, where he also earned the title of Fellow with the Faulkner Law’s Public Interest Society. During Law School, Mr. NeSmith worked as a legal intern to further his knowledge and expertise in the legal field.

Through his dedication to serving those in his community, he developed a desire to help clients with personal injury, criminal, and immigration cases. He is passionate about protecting the rights of those most vulnerable in our society and always acting in their best interest.

Mr. NeSmith is a member of the State Bar of Alabama. Like his Brother and Father, Mr. NeSmith is also Bilingual in Spanish and English. 


Scott NeSmith is a member of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society.

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Andrew H. Wright

Mr. Andrew H. Wright is an Associate Partner with NeSmith & NeSmith, P.C. He is a graduate of the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama. While attending law school, Mr. Wright gained experience in the Elder Law Clinic, where he provided estate planning services and helped clients secure control over the management of their finances and medical decisions.

Mr. Wright served as a law clerk for more than two years in a family court to the Honorable Robert T.R. Bailey. There, Mr. Wright garnered valuable experience and learned the intricacies of navigating matters of divorce and child custody. He reviewed and drafted final divorce decrees for more than 200 couples who were able to amicably separate, and he often observed trial for and conducted legal research in cases of many others whose divorces were litigated.

Additionally, Mr. Wright is a veteran of the United States Air Force. He worked as a paralegal and supported Airmen and their families by assisting them with estate planning, securing powers of attorney, and processing their claims. Mr. Wright also had the privilege to not only assist with the prosecution of Airmen under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, but also to work with the Area Defense Counsel (a military-member defense attorney) to help Airmen through the challenges of facing criminal charges.


Mr. Wright is a member of the State Bar of Alabama.

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