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Brandon N. Smith

Practice Areas

  • Consumer Bankruptcy 100%
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Brandon N. Smith was born in Mobile, Alabama in 1989 and moved to Slidell, Louisiana in 1999. He graduated from Louisiana State University with a B.S. in Biology in 2012. He attended the University Of Alabama School Of Law where he was one of only two students in his graduating class to take all three of the Consumer Bankruptcy Courses offered by the University of Alabama Law School. While at the UA Law School, he was selected as the Articles Editor for the Journal Of The Legal Profession in 2014 and 2015. He graduated in 2015 and joined the firm of G. John Dezenberg, Jr., Attorney At Law, where he devoted 100% of his practice to Consumer Bankruptcy Law - Chapter 7 and 13. On July 1, 2017, he became a partner in Dezenberg & Smith, P.C., where he still devotes 100% of his practice to Consumer Bankruptcy Law. He is a member in good standing of the Alabama State Bar and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. He is a professionally affiliated with the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.


  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • J.D. - 2015
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.S. - 2012
    • Major: Biology

Professional Associations

  • National Association Of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Current Employment Positions

  • Partner

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2015
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2015


  • Best Paper, Legal Writing, 2012

Published Works

  • Articles Editor, The Journal Of The Legal Profession, 2014-2015

Representative Cases

First Bank of Linden v. Gunter, Case No. 19-80037 (Bktcy. N.D. Ala. 2021).
First Bank of Linden objected to the client’s Bankruptcy and alleged that the client had caused willful and malicious injury to the Bank by selling collateral on a secured business loan. Client admitted to the sale of the collateral, but he had paid all proceeds to the Bank for the collateral. Court ruled that there was no willful or malicious injury and entered Judgment in favor of our client.

Wallwork v. McCurry Motors, Case Number 18-80075 (Bktcy. N.D. Ala. 2018).
Client’s vehicle was repossessed after the filing of her Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. Case was settled with client receiving free and clear title to her vehicle with no further payment.

McWilliams v. Redstone Federal Credit Union, Case Number 16-80011 (Bktcy. N.D. Ala. 2016).
Client filed to remove a judgment lien from his real property. Redstone objected to the valuation of the home. Case went to trial and the Court entered Judgment in favor of our client. The balance of the Judgment lien was reduced from over $10,000 to $1,365.