Education

J.D. University of Tennessee School of Law, 1982

B.S. University of Tennessee, 1979

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Professional

Mr. Smith served as a Judge Advocate in the United States Air Force from 1982 to 1987. He has been serving clients in Middle Tennessee since 1987 in the area of civil litigation in all state, federal and appellate courts. In addition, he is a frequent lecturer on litigation and workers’ compensation issues. Mr. Smith works with clients on estate planning and handles probate matters for the firm.

 

Mr. Smith has received an AV rating (the highest available) from Martindale-Hubbell for legal ability and general ethical standards. MH AV 4

Personal

Mr. Smith is an Eagle Scout who continues to work with the Boy Scouts. Mr. Smith is a member of the Church of the Redeemer Anglican Church in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a former collegiate wrestler. Mr. Smith lives in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife Kelly, an interior designer, and their two children. Mr. Smith received the St. George’s Cross Award from the Boy Scouts and Anglican Church in 2015. 

Contact Information

Office number: (615) 255-7500

Office fax: (615) 242-1515

Address: 201 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 1700, Nashville, TN 37219

Email: rsmith@plcslaw.com