M. Michael Smith
Problems He Can Help You Solve
- Wine industry disputes
- Real estate disputes
A Little About Him
During his 32 years in private practice as an attorney, Mike Smith has represented wine producers in a wide array of legal issues: licensing, governmental compliance, winemaker employment agreements and issues, distribution agreements, grape purchase contracts, and bulk wine sales. For the past ten years, he has served as General Counsel, handling all winery related legal matters, for an award-winning winery in the Napa Valley.
Mike has also represented clients and been involved in significant real estate sales, development and governmental entitlement issues involving the purchase, sale and development of private property, as well as the purchase and sale of businesses.
In addition to his wine industry and real estate experience, Mike has also been engaged in construction management, handling legal issues regarding mechanic’s liens and construction defect litigation.
Mike Smith has served as a Judge Pro Tem for ten years with the Superior Court of San Bernardino County. He has taught Business Law & The Legal Aspects of Real Estate at Mt. San Antonio Community College. Mike maintains his practice in both Napa, California and Marina del Rey, California.
Through the Radovich Mediation Group, Mike Smith is available to resolve any wine industry or real estate dispute in the Napa or San Luis Obispo regions.
Mr. Smith is an independent contractor with the Radovich Mediation Group LLC and is not an employee.