Our Attorneys

We have earned a trusted reputation as knowledgeable local representation for insurance carriers, business owners, public bodies, and individuals. Our lawyers have a unique understanding of the legal issues specifically affecting Eastern Oregon.

Baum Smith LLC has handled many of the most contentious, high-profile legal cases in the region.

BRENT SMITH

Brent Smith is an Eastern Oregon civil litigation lawyer. He regularly tries cases to judge and jury in both state and federal courts. He uses litigation experience to give clients strategic advice about their legal problems and help them arrive at a solution. Brent’s goal is to make sure people who live in Eastern Oregon can obtain expert advice from a lawyer living in their region.

Brent is a singer, songwriter, and musician and can be seen performing around Northeast Oregon on a regular basis. Brent is actively involved in many nonprofit music, theatre, film and child welfare projects in Eastern Oregon. Including the Liberty Theatre Foundation, the Eastern Oregon Film Festival, the Elgin Opera House, and Grande Ronde Child Center

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Civil Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense
  • Estate Planning

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Oregon State Bar
  • United States District Court of Oregon
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

EDUCATION

  • University of Utah S. J. Quinney School of Law
  • Southern Utah University

WYATT BAUM

Wyatt was raised in Eastern Oregon with close ties to the community. He regularly attends public meetings to advise Councils and Boards and assist them in solving problems and addressing their needs. He is also committed to helping local businesses grow and address their evolving needs in the workplace. He is a member of the Oregon City Attorneys Association, Oregon County Counsel Association, Oregon School Boards Association, and Oregon Family Lawyers Association. Wyatt is trained in dispute resolution and assists the public bodies he represents to accomplish their mission while avoiding needless controversy. He is also fluent in Spanish, and offers legal services in Spanish.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Municipal Law
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate Matters

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Oregon State Bar
  • United States District Court of Oregon

EDUCATION

  • Willamette University College of Law
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho