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Joyce Smithey

Joyce  Smithey

706 Giddings Ave
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
United States

Telephone: 410-919-2990
Firm: Smithey Law Group LLC
Practice Overview:
Joyce E. Smithey, Esq. advises employers and employees on matters of discrimination, affirmative action, wage and hour issues, restrictive covenants, and sexual harassment. In addition to handling employment litigation, our attorneys assist employers and employees with employment law compliance, drafting employee handbooks, and providing on-site training sessions to managers and employees on employment law topics.

Our attorneys have represented clients in state and federal courts, and before the Department of Labor, the Department of Employee Security, the Commission on Human Relations, the Office of Human Rights, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. They have handled numerous jury trials, federal and state appellate oral arguments, bench trials, motion hearings, equity petitions, and damages hearings.


Professional Profile:
Ms. Smithey has taught seminars and law school courses on Employment and Labor Law topics. She has also published extensively on Employment and Labor Law and civil litigation. Ms. Smithey authored the Fourth Edition of Maryland Rules Commentary. She is also a contributing author to the MSBA Maryland Employment Law Deskbook and a regular contributor to the Metropolitan Washington Employment and Labor Lawyers Association’s newsletter and The Employee Advocate.

Ms. Smithey is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Sections of the Maryland State Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the American Bar Association, and she is a member of the Women’s Bar Association of Maryland, the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the Maryland Employment Lawyers Association. Ms. Smithey also does extensive pro bono work in the area of Employment and Labor Law, including serving on the Employment and Labor Law Hotline for the Women’s Law Center and teaching in the Workplace Street Law Program. She has also authored amicus briefs for the National Employment Lawyers Association.

LawBoston University School of Law1999