Dmitriy is an associate attorney on Bill Taaffe’s team focusing on commercial liability defense.
During law school, Dmitriy was active in seeking out opportunities to diversify his range of practical experience. He volunteered as an articles clerk for the National Crime Victims Law Institute, was a judicial extern at the Marion County Circuit Court with Judge Dennis Graves, and assisted with drafting legal opinions including an opinion on complex legal issues surrounding statutory interpretation in a class-action dispute.
Dmitriy has experience drafted judicial orders and opinions on motions for summary judgment and appeals from SSI/SSDI disability determination. In addition, he has conducted a great deal of legal research on §1983 Civil Rights claims and federal sentencing guidelines in this position.
Prior to joining Smith Freed Eberhard, his experience as a law clerk at a firm that represents homeowner associations gave him the ability to assist with all stages of litigation. This included a two-day jury trial that resulted in a jury verdict in favor of the homeowner association.