Laurel Dinkins

Jordan Smith is a paralegal who works out of our Oakland and Walnut Creek offices, where he assists attorneys in the management of all aspects of litigation – from inception through trial.  Jordan enjoys conducting thorough investigations and document review to obtain key facts which support or dispute claims

Jordan’s brothers delivered newspapers when he was younger, and filed suit on behalf of more than 1,000 newspaper carriers against the local newspaper for antitrust violations and price-fixing, which resulted in reforming the industry. That was his first introduction to how the law worked. Jordan later became a summer file clerk while in school and quickly pivoted his studies to become a paralegal.

Outside of the office, Jordan is a Football Referee, currently working in the NCAA, IFL, and other various semi-pro leagues. He also enjoys golfing and snowboarding.


  • U.C. Berkeley Extension – Paralegal Studies, Awarded with Distinction

Areas Of Practice

Experienced, forward-thinking advocates who go beyond the expected for clients in dispute prevention and resolution.

Fennemore has one of the most robust estate and trust litigation practices in the Southwest and California.

Our attorneys practicing in the employment and labor relations area advise and defend management in virtually all aspects of the employment relationship.

Our real estate practice is one of the largest in the American West, including Arizona, California, Colorado and Nevada with experience in all aspects of the real estate development process, from due diligence, acquisition and finance, through land use permitting and entitlements, to leasing and sale.


  • President, Contra Costa Football Officials Association
  • San Francisco-Bay Area Regional Leader, Northern California College Football Officials Organization


  • *Not licensed to the practice of law