Arthur Chapman Alicia J. Smith
  • Alicia J. Smith
  • Associate
  • Co-Chair - Workers Compensation
  • Arthur Chapman Kettering Smetak & Pikala, P.A.
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 612-375-5946  direct dial
  • 612-339-7655  fax

  • ajsmith@arthurchapman.com
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Alicia works with insurance companies, their insureds, third-party administrators, and self-insured entities, representing their interests in various Minnesota workers’ compensation proceedings. She has garnered extensive experience at all levels, from the initiation of claims to appellate work. Clients and colleagues turn to Alicia because of her strong research and writing skills, as well as her determination to achieve the best possible outcome. Alicia is known in the workers’ compensation community for strongly advocating for her clients while maintaining a friendly and collegial attitude.

Outside of the office, Alicia is an extremely avid home cook and reluctant yoga enthusiast. She also enjoys going to the movies with her husband, reading for fun, and endlessly walking her two Labrador Retrievers.


Education

University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2013 (Honors: Managing Editor - Minnesota Law Review)
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, B.A., 2010 (Honors: summa cum laude)


 

Alicia works with insurance companies, their insureds, third-party administrators, and self-insured entities, representing their interests in various Minnesota workers’ compensation proceedings. She has garnered extensive experience at all levels, from the initiation of claims to appellate work. Clients and colleagues turn to Alicia because of her strong research and writing skills, as well as her determination to achieve the best possible outcome. Alicia is known in the workers’ compensation community for strongly advocating for her clients while maintaining a friendly and collegial attitude.

Outside of the office, Alicia is an extremely avid home cook and reluctant yoga enthusiast. She also enjoys going to the movies with her husband, reading for fun, and endlessly walking her two Labrador Retrievers.

Presentations

  • “Getting a Clue: Investigation of Claims,” “Concentration: Managing Traumatic Brain Injury Claims,” Workers’ Compensation Seminar, Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, P.A., June 2017
  • “The ‘Big Wheel’ of Average Weekly Wage,” “Treatment Parameters Lightning Round,” Workers’ Compensation Seminar, Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, P.A., June 2016

Education

University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2013 (Honors: Managing Editor - Minnesota Law Review)
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, B.A., 2010 (Honors: summa cum laude)


Bar Admissions

Minnesota, 2013


Publication

  • “When Life Gives You Lemons, Use the Treatment Parameters,” Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Case Law Update Publication, Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, P.A., March 2016
  • “Taming the Beast: Proposed Rules Regarding Long-Term Treatment with Opioid Analgesic Medication,” Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Case Law Update Publication, Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, P.A., May 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

AchieveMpls Graduation Coaches Program
Hennepin County Bar Association
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
Minnesota State Bar Association


License

Minnesota

Practice Areas


Legal Team