The Gwendolyn Smith Law Firm

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Serving Equal Justice

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About Us

The Gwendolyn Smith Law Firm is located in Fayetteville, NC and it is a solo boutique that has focused practice areas to better serve clients' needs. This practice is founded on the principles of accountability, accessibility and responsibility.


Attorney Smith is committed to protecting clients' rights, thereby holding their adversaries accountable and leveling the playing field to ensure that her clients have the best chance at a successful outcome. As such, the guiding force of this law firm is access to fair and qualified legal representation.

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence in Law Degree, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University- Bloomington, Indiana
  • Admitted to practice in the District of Columbia
  • Accredited VA Attorney
  • Volunteer-Inmate Legal Assistance Clinic
  • Judicial Clerkship-U S Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Internship- Louisville Public Defenders Office
  • Master's Degree in Public Service Leadership/Criminal Justice
  • Master's of Arts, Marriage and Family Therapy, Trauma Informed Systems Specialization Scholar Completion 2022
  • Clemency Project 2014 Pro Bono Attorney
  • United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Pro Bono Attorney
  • Unaccompanied Minor Immigrants Pro Bono Attorney

Professional Affiliations:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Active Member
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Active Member
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Active Member
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Active Member
  • Supreme Court of the United States Bar, Active Member
  • United States Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims Bar, Active Member
  • District of Columbia Bar, Active Member
  • The United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Active Member
  • American Bar Association, Active Member
  • American Immigration Lawyer Association, Former Member
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee of the ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division, Leadership Active Member
  • Judiciary Committee of the ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division, Leadership Active Member
  • Pro Bono and Public Service Committee of the ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division, Leadership Active Member
  • The American Inns of Court, Alumni Member
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Alumni Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Active Member

Locations

The Gwendolyn Smith Law Firm

997 S. McPherson Church Road Suite 202

Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303

The Law Office of Gwendolyn L. Smith

1629 K Street Suite 300

Washington, D.C. 20006

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