Peter and Luke opened Smith + Malek on April 15, 2015. The first office was furnished with a single desk and a coffee maker. Within 6 months, the office moved to a new office with one associate attorney.  In October 2015, Briana joined the firm as the first staff person. 

The office in Sandpoint opened in March of 2016. The office in Boise opened in January of 2017.