Areas of Law

Criminal Law

Santa Ana Criminal Lawyer Jihad M. Smaili has a long history of defending the accused in southern California. Mr. Smaili routinely defends those facing charges such as assault, battery, drug crimes, embezzlement, forgery, fraud, sex offenses and white collar crimes.


A DUI charge will change your life now and in the future. You need the help of a skilled Orange County DUI Defense Attorney. Mr. Smaili has many years experience helping those charged with all types of DUI charges such as: first offense DUI, subsequent offense DUI, Ambien DUI, Drug Induced DUI, Marijuana DUI and DUI with minors in the car. Also, Mr. Smaili is very familiar with Orange County’s various programs such as DUI Court. As your attorney he will explain all options to you so you can make the best decision for your future.

Employment Law

Mr. Smaili believes that every Orange County resident has the right to work and to work in a safe and healthy environment. He possesses a plethora of experience handling various types of employment law cases such as: sexual harassment, age discrimination, gender discrimination, discrimination based on sexual orientation, hostile work environment, wage collection and whistleblower cases.

Personal Injury Law

If you or a loved one have been hurt or injured due to the negligence of another in Orange County, California contact Mr. Smaili. You only have a limited amount of time from the date of the accident or injury to file a personal injury lawsuit. According to California law you may qualify for benefits and financial compensation if you have been the victim of an auto accident, commercial vehicle accident, work related accident or a slip and fall accident. Mr. Smaili will analyze your case, establish any and all liable parties and fight to get you the benefits you are entitled to.