Prior to joining Jezic & Moyse, LLC, as a full-time associate, Ms. Smith was a law clerk with the firm providing assistance on various criminal Circuit Court cases in Montgomery County. As a law clerk, she worked intensively, alongside Mr. Jezic, contributing dozens of hours of investigation on a complex homicide case in Washington, DC. Mr. Jezic was able to convince the prosecutors to offer a dramatically reduced sentence based on lesser charges, due in part to his team’s diligent investigation.
Criminal defense lawyer Raquel Smith received her law degree from American University, Washington College of Law. During law school, Raquel was an active member of The Labor and Employment Law Forum, and served as its Co-Managing Editor for part of her second and third year of law school. She also gained valuable experience as a Student lawyer with the school’s renowned Criminal Justice Clinic during her third year of law school. As a Student Attorney, she successfully negotiated plea deals to have charges dropped in two of her three cases.
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