Attorney Brent Smith joined Kegel, Tobin, And Truce in February of 2017. His clients include insurance carriers and self-insured employers. Putting his clients’ needs first, he represents them in all aspects of Workers’ Compensation matters.

Mr. Smith earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arizona in 1989. His main areas of study included Economics, Marketing, and Communications. Upon graduation, Brent immediately went to work for Pfizer Pharmaceutical. While working full-time as a pharmaceutical sales representative, he attended law school at Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, California. He earned a Juris Doctorate in 2000 and was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2003.

In 2003, Brent went to work as an associate attorney for a prominent Workers’ Compensation defense law firm in Southern California. During his employment there, he began focusing on insurance carriers and self-insured employers. He also provided continuing education seminars to clients and fellow attorneys. Brent ultimately became a partner of the firm and remained in this role until joining the San Diego office of Kegel, Tobin, and Truce in 2017.

Brent believes that earning the trust of his clients is the essential aspect of the attorney/client relationship. At Kegel, Tobin, and Truce, his loyalty to his clients and his commitment to quality work shows in his success rate.

When not rooting for the San Diego Padres, Brent can be found on the local field coaching pony league baseball for his two sons’ teams. He enjoys spending time with his wife, their sons, and extended family. In his free time, he loves playing sports and surfing. Brent is also a great cook and an avid gardener.


San Diego Office
T. (619) 696-0906
F. (213) 383-8346


Workers’ Compensation Defense


The State Bar of California


• Bachelor of Arts, University of Arisona
• Juris Doctorate, Whittier Law School, California