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St. Louis, MO


Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • University of Missouri, Bachelor of Arts in Communications, 2008


  • Missouri
  • Illinois

Practice Description

Tana F. Smith is a litigation attorney with a primary emphasis in the defense of complex, multi-party civil cases, including all aspects of toxic torts, products liability, premises liability, and personal injury. Ms. Smith is involved in all stages of civil litigation, including assisting with complex jury trials. She has experience defending cases from start to finish, including leading depositions and drafting dispositive motions, and she frequently makes court appearances.

Prior to joining HeplerBroom, Ms. Smith served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney and tried several jury cases to conclusion as both lead and assistant counsel in Missouri courts.  She has substantial experience in pre-trial, trial, and post-trial proceedings and has prepared and successfully argued numerous dispositive motions. 

Bar/Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
    • Women of The Law
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar

Law School Honors/Involvement

  • Child Advocacy Clinic
  • Civil Litigation Concentration
  • Criminal Litigation Concentration
  • Dean's List