About Bowman & Smith in Yuma, Arizona

Welcome to Bowman & Smith, P.C. in Yuma, Arizona. Wm. Michael Smith first established this law firm in 1983. Alan Bowman joined the firm in 1987, followed by Carol Bowman, his sister who has over 40 years of experience practicing law in California, and Marlo Arnold.

Wm. Michael Smith, formerly the Yuma County Attorney, was responsible for prosecuting major criminal cases. For over 45 years, he has concentrated in criminal defense including capital murder and major felony crimes. He has also been heavily involved in litigating serious injury cases.

Alan Bowman has been certified by The State Bar of Arizona as a specialist in personal injury and wrongful death litigation since 1990. He has handled the litigation of serious injuries, complex litigation and negotiated numerous multimillion-dollar settlements. He is a member of the Million Dollars Advocates.

Carol Bowman practiced law in Los Angeles, California for over 20 years before returning to Yuma. She has extensive experience dealing with corporate boards and committees, interfacing with local governments and representing clients before state and federal regulatory agencies. Carol is now responsible for serious injury litigation and has completed numerous jury trials in the past eight years.

Marlo Arnold joined the firm as an associate attorney in 2010. Before starting at Bowman & Smith P.C., she completed an externship at the Florida Supreme Court. Marlo handles felony and misdemeanor criminal defense cases as well as personal injury matters. Marlo's most recent civil jury trial resulted in a $420,000 plaintiff's verdict for her client.

Case Results

$1.55 Million - Settlement for a wrongful death caused by an 18-wheeler
$3.9 Million - Settlement for 15 passenger van tire blowout and van roll over
$6.2 Million - Settlement for a family van hit by a drunken driver causing injury

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