Miami, FL WW/Press/June 16, 2017– Lucius Smejda, Principal Attorney of the LEX International Law Firm, P.A. was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2017 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
The Lex International Law Firm, P.A. focus on the jurisdictions of Europe and North America as well as world-wide. They maintain excellent relationships with renowned legal, fiduciary, banking, trust and accounting firms. They seek to render the finest legal services to their clients , nationally and internationally and strive to maintain the complete confidentiality of their clients ‘ affairs.
Attorney Lucius Smejda has been practicing law for over 45 years. He is a principal attorney with the Lex International Law Firm P.A. His areas of concentration are international law, business law, and tax law. He received his B.A., (summa cum laude 1968) from Northwestern University; J.D., (1972) from Columbia University and LL.M in Taxation, 1974 from New York University; The Hague Academy of International Law (Netherlands); The Sorbonne (Paris, France); University of Strasbourg (France).
Mr. Smejda who is an international attorney speaks several languages English, French, German, basic Spanish and basic Russian. He is admitted to the Bar: USA: New York, Florida and Illinois; Canada: Alberta; The Supreme Court of the United States; The United States Tax Court and numerous other courts.New York, Florida and Illinois; Canada: Alberta; The Supreme Court of the United States; The United States Tax Court and numerous other courts. International Notary : Florida (Equivalent to Civil Law Notary) He is also a member of the International Bar Association; The New York Bar; The Florida Bar (Chair, International Law Section, 2004-2005); Canadian and American Bar Associations; Alberta Law Society; Canadian Tax Foundation; International Fiscal Association; Phi Beta Kappa; James Kent Circle; Harlan Fiske Stone; U.S. National Association of Civil Law Notaries.
A published author Mr. Smeja has been recognized for his many publications they include: “The Supplemental Register: Does It Fulfil Its Functions Internationally and Domestically?”, Trademark Reporter 1972; “The New United States-Canada Income Tax Treaty”, International Estate Planning – ABA 1981; “The Proposed Canadian Tax Treaty; Trends and Policies”, International Tax Journal 1981; “U.S. Tax Considerations for Foreign Investments in U.S. Portfolio Asset (Stocks, Bonds, Deposits, Commodities)”, “Taxation of Foreign Investors”, Florida Bar 1981; “Aperçu général des principaux impôts en matière d’Investissement Canadian dans la propriété fonçière Américaine“, Canadian Bar Association, (Montreal) 1983; “Notions élémentaires de planification commerciale et fiscale l’usage d’entreprises franaises désirant s’établir aux Etats-Unis”, Chambre Nationale de la Restauration et de l’Hôtellerie 1982; “Major Restrictions on Foreign Investment in Canada”, Current Legal Issues in U.S./Canada Trade & Investment, (Florida Bar CLE Manual 1985); “U.S. Taxation of Corporations, Fiscalité Canada – Etats-Unis”, Laval University, Canada 1986; “Business Operations in Panama”, 1987 BNA Tax Management Portfolio; “Establishing and Managing a Canadian Business in Florida”, “Planning Considerations for Canadians Doing Business or Residing in Florida”, Quebec Forum 2000; “Structuring Repatriation of Profits, Interest and Dividends”, Florida Bar, 2001; “Acquisition & Financing of Real Estate Investments ” French Notary Seminar 2002; “Planning Future Repatriations”, France-Florida Forum (Paris, 2002); “International Tax Planning”, Russian Symposium (St Petersburg, 2003); “Major US Laws & Practices re: International Business & Investments “, Barcelona Symposium (Barcelona, 2004): “Estonia – New Europe Gateway?” International Symposium (Miami, 2005); “Investing & Living in Florida: Tax & Legal Solutions”, Mondissimo convention (Paris, 2010); « Establishing and Managing a Canadian Business in Florida », Quebec-Florida Forum (Quebec, 2010); « U.S. Non-resident Taxation and Estate Planning », Quebec-Florida Forum (Quebec, 2010).
Mr. Smeja is married with five children.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.