Pheobe Smith

Pheobe Smith

Criminal Defense

Trial Attorney

Overview And Experience

For thirty (30) years Pheobe Smith has been defending people accused of crimes.  Practicing in both Federal and State courts, she brings experience, intelligence, and compassion to all of her clients.

Honors and Awards:
  • H Texas’s Top Houston Lawyers
  • Houstonia’s Top Lawyer
  • AVVO Superb Lawyer Rating
  • NACDL Lifetime Member
  • TCDLEI President’s Service Award
  • Member of The College of the State Bar of Texas

Post Graduate Trial Training:

  •  Federal Sentencing Advocacy Workshop, Defender Services Division, San Antonio, TX
  • Advanced Cross Examination, National Criminal Defense College, Atlanta, GA
  • Capital Trials Advocacy Institute, Center for American and International Law, Austin, Tx
  • Robert F. Hanley Advanced Trial Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Broomfield, Colorado
  • The Bryan R. Shechmeister Death Penalty College, University of Santa Clara Law School, California
  • Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College, Thunderhead Ranch, Duboise, Wyoming
  • National Criminal Defense College, Mercer College of Law, Macon, Georgia
  • Criminal Trial Advocacy Institute, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas


  • J.D., 1993 – Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University
  • B.S., 1987, University of Texas, Austin