Erik L. Smith - Attorney of Counsel
Erik Smith is a graduate of South Texas College of Law - Houston and is a criminal defense attorney for Evans & Powell, PLLC. Erik was raised in Houston and graduated from The University of Houston. Erik has clerked for a collections firm and worked as an intern at the Harris County Public Defender’s Office where he helped defend indigent clients against criminal allegations.
Additionally, Erik is an ACS-CHAL Lawyer Scientist. Erik has certificates in Forensic Chromatography: Theory & Practice, Forensic Analysis of Solid Drugs, and Forensic Principles of DUID issued by Axion Labs and the American Chemical Society.
Erik moonlights as a local musician and you might find him performing onstage at venues across the Houston area. Erik also has a teenage daughter and together they enjoy training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
- University of Houston – Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) – Spanish and Political Science
- South Texas College of Law - Houston (J.D.)
Certifications and Awards
- Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) - Practitioner
- Drug Recognition Expert Course (DECP)
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
- DUI Defense Lawyers Association
- Texas DWI Defense Lawyers Association
- American Chemical Society