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undefinedMOKSHA C. SMITH, ESQ.

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.

  • Best Business of 2022 Three Best Rated
  • Avvo Client Choice 2021
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • 2021 Attorney Client Satisfaction award
  • Expertise 2021
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • Three Best Rated
  • ABF
  • California Board of Specialization
  • Platinum Client Champion - Martindale-Hubbell®

Hear from Our Former Clients

  • “She was direct with me when I was emotional and it enabled me to digest the situation I was facing with clarity. ”

    Divorce Client

  • “Brilliant, compassionate and highly efficient”

    Former Client

  • “They were able to quickly understand my case (even though I have not spoken to her in over a year) and get everything ready for court, which ended up in my complete favor.”

    Former Client

  • “Made the divorce process so simple and less emotional! She was quick to respond to any questions or concerns I had.”

    Sara

  • “They're always on top of it and have your back!”

    Former Client

Why Choose Magdalena Law Group

  • Led by a Certified Family Law Specialist

  • Experienced Courtroom Litigators on Your Side

  • Effective, Caring & Innovative Counsel

  • Multi-Lingual Legal Services Offered