Senior Attorney (Family and Criminal Law)
Moksha Smith is a Senior Attorney at Magdalena Law Group. Being a prosecutor for over five years and advocating for the rights of victims in domestic violence and sexual assault cases has helped Ms. Smith champion for her clients now by achieving justice and finding a voice. She pioneered the Criminal Defense division at Magdalena Law Group, where she handles a variety of misdemeanor and felony cases. Ms. Smith has an in-depth understanding of the criminal justice system having worked for both sides. She fights for her clients behind the scenes and in the courtroom. Ms. Smith has taken over twenty five trials to verdict, and conducted hundreds of preliminary hearings and motions. Ms. Smith was awarded her Juris Doctor Degree from Santa Clara School and obtained her Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Neuroscience with minors in Psychology and Biology from UCSD. During law school, Ms. Smith competed on Santa Clara Law's Trial Team, earning awards in National Competitions and interned at multiple District Attorney's Offices. Ms. Smith was recently selected as a Top 40 under 40 criminal defense trial attorney by the National Trial Lawyers Association and the 10 Best Attorneys by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys in Northern California for 2021.