Meet Thomas H. Smith III

Thomas H. Smith III began working at Roger G. Jain & Associates as a clerk in February 2004 and is now affiliated with the Moving Forward Divorce Lawyers firm. When he graduated from UH Law Center in 2005, he continued here as an attorney, where he has worked through today. He is a trial lawyer, whose insight, analysis, and attention to detail have helped the firm obtain its favorable results.

Family Law Experience

In the realm of family law, Tom has earned a reputation for excellence in handling contested divorces. He understands that divorce proceedings can be emotionally charged and complex, and he approaches each case with empathy and a commitment to achieving the best possible outcome for his clients. His expertise also extends to matters of child custody, where he is dedicated to protecting the best interests of children involved in such cases. Tom’s advocacy in securing fair and just spousal support arrangements reflects his commitment to ensuring that his clients’ financial futures are safeguarded.

Tom understands the unique opportunity that family law mediation presents for a case, and works with his clients to achieve a favorable divorce settlement when possible. When trial becomes necessary, Tom uses his acute understanding of the law and his articulate presentation skills to defend or pursue his client’s interests before a judge and jury and obtain favorable results for his clients.

A Different Approach to the Law

What truly sets Tom apart is his ability to approach each case with a strategic mindset. He meticulously assesses every angle of a case, anticipating the strategies opposing counsel may employ, and then tailors a unique and effective case strategy to suit the specific nuances of his clients’ situations. This approach not only maximizes the chances of success but also ensures that his clients are well-informed and empowered throughout the legal process.

Tom has assisted his clients with multiple contested divorces through mediation, temporary orders, and trial. Tom understands that divorce can be one of the most stressful and emotional events in a person’s life. Maintaining your composure and advocating for a fair division of property and a fair child custody & visitation arrangement is key to reaching a resolution and obtaining closure for his clients.

Tom was born and raised in Arlington, Texas and graduated from Texas A&M University in 2002. He then attended the University of Houston Law Center where he served as an Articles Editor for the Houston Journal of International Law.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas (2005)
  • Southern District of Texas (2009)

Previous Employment

  • Roger G. Jain & Associates, P.C., Clerk – 2004


  • Eagle Scout


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas – 2005 (Law Journal: Houston Journal of International Law, Articles Editor)
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas – 2002 (Major: Chemistry, Minor: Mathematics, Honors: Magna cum laude)

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