At Smith Law KC, LLC you get the husband and wife power team of Phil Smith and Monica Tanzey. Both are dedicated to justice and are fierce advocates for their clients. These attorneys met while attending Oklahoma City University School of Law. They returned to Kansas City following graduation and have made their home here in Clay County, Missouri. Both come from hard working families and understand the importance of providing quality legal representation for a fair price.
Monica has a decade of experience helping clients with legal problems ranging from auto accidents to business disputes and estate planning. She was born and raised in West Virginia. She started her professional career in public relations and nonprofit development. Her passion for helping others drew her to the legal profession.
Monica enjoys working as a general practitioner and handling a variety of cases for clients from all walks of life. To add to her skills toolbox and have a better business acumen for her business clients, she earned her MBA from Columbia Southern University in 2014.
Monica is licensed in the following Courts:
- United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
Phil Smith was born and raised in Kansas City, MO. He brings a decade of experience to the firm. As the first in his family to graduate from college, he understands the importance of hard work, sacrifice, and commitment. He also realizes the mental and financial strain a legal issue or run-in with the law can have on a family.
Phil primarily handles domestic, traffic, criminal, and personal injury matters for the firm. He is a trained guardian ad litem, and he enjoys helping families find unique approaches to parenting after a divorce or separation.