Smilie is married to Mary Kathryn Brennan and they have two sons and live in South Berwick, Maine. Smilie has called many places home and moved to Maine in 2006 to be closer to his family, who live in New Hampshire.
"Smilie" is an old family name that goes back several generations.
Smilie is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law (Order of the Coif), the University of Washington School of Law (LL.M in taxation) and a former attorney-advisor to Judge Carolyn P. Chiechi at the US Tax Court. Smilie's practice is focused on estate planning, elder law and probate matters. Smilie's estate planning practice includes sophisticated estate planning and federal tax matters. Smilie also prepares personal income tax returns for the firm's clients as part of the firm's holistic practice approach. Smilie was named a Rising Star in SuperLawyers Magazine in 2013. Smilie regularly speaks on estate planning matters and keeps a blog, the Digital Hereinafter. Smilie serves on the Zoning Board of Appeals in South Berwick and is a member of the NH Estate Planning Council.
When he is not practicing law, Smilie enjoys restoring the barn attached to his home in South Berwick, restoring a 1967 Choey Lee sailboat and spending time with Mary Kathryn and their 2 sons (ages 3 and 5).
Smilie is licensed to practice law in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He is licensed to practice law but inactive in Virginia.
Mailing address: P. O. Box 467, York, Maine 03909
279 York St, York, Maine 03909, United States
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: By appointment