Kyle Smith has been riding a bike since 1989 and practicing law since 2013. At Bay Area Bicycle Law Kyle focuses his practice on representing injured cyclists in personal injury claims and products liability cases. In addition to his legal practice he serves as a Board Member of Bike East Bay working to improve safety, infrastructure, and equitable access for cyclists throughout the Bay Area.
Kyle graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law where he was Lead Business Development Editor of the High Tech Law Journal and the Student Bar Association Vice President. Inside the classroom he focused his coursework on civil litigation and was named to the Dean’s List. Beyond the classroom he provided over 300 hours of pro bono services through the Alexander Community Law Center, representing plaintiffs in workers’ rights suits for unpaid wages and discrimination.
Kyle began his career as a defense attorney and has represented clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies in state and federal court in individual and class actions. His extensive inside knowledge from years working with insurance companies enables him to get inside the mind of the defendant insurance companies and get the results his clients deserve.
When he is not in the office Kyle is an active cyclist and has ridden centuries and fondos throughout California. He also serves as a Board Member for California YMCA Youth and Government, which runs model legislature and court programs for middle and high school students to promote civic engagement.