Brandon N. Smith

Brandon N. Smith


Brandon N. Smith was born in Mobile, Alabama. He graduated from Louisiana State University with a B.S. in Biology in 2012 and graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2015. While at the University of Alabama School of Law, he was selected as the Articles Editor for the Journal of the Legal Profession in 2014 and 2015 as well as President of the Criminal Law Society and Member of the Bench and Bar Society. In 2015, he was admitted to the Alabama State Bar and the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Alabama, and he joined the law firm of G. John Dezenberg, Jr., Attorney at Law, where he devoted 100% of his practice to Consumer Bankruptcy Law – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. In 2017, he became a partner at Dezenberg & Smith, P.C.. In 2023, he was appointed to the Chapter 7 Trustee Panel for the Northern District of Alabama and serves as a Chapter 7 Trustee.


  • 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
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
  • Huntsville Bar Assocation
    • Young Lawyer’s Association – Board Member 2019

Current Employment Positions

  • Partner, Dezenberg & Smith, P.C.
  • Chapter 7 Trustee

Practice Areas

  • Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Chapter 7 Trustee

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama State Bar 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama 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.

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