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Dalton J. Smith

Practices in the following areas of law:

Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Insurance Defense, Insurance Law, Commercial Litigation, Business Litigation, and Landlord Tenant Law

Admitted: 2019, Ohio  

Law School:  Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, J.D., 2019

College: The Ohio State University, B.A.in Psychology, 2016

Member:  Ohio State and Allen County Bar Associations

Areas of Practice

  • General Civil Practice – Trials and Appeals in All Courts
  • Probate and Estate Planning
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Personal Injury/Negligence
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Zoning/Land Use
  • Workers’ Compensation

Contact Info

Email:  dsmith@corylpa.com
Phone:  419-224-5147

Dalton’s legal assistants are Bailee Fruchey and Anna Burkhart


Dalton was born and raised in Lima, Ohio. He attended The Ohio State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy (2016). 

He graduated from the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law with his Juris Doctorate in 2019. While attending law school, Dalton served as a staff editor on the Ohio Northern Law Review and was employed as a Law Clerk at Cory, Meredith, Witter & Smith. He set himself apart from his peers, scoring in the top 10% of test takers on the Ohio State Bar Exam. 

His practice mainly focuses on insurance defense, including third-party claims, first-party coverage issues, and bad faith claims. Dalton also has experience in business litigation and the enforcement of member/partner/shareholder’s rights in ongoing business concerns. He regularly advises clients regarding Landlord Tenant Law.

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