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Kelly C. Smith

Kelly C. Smith

Associate| Orange County


Kelly Smith concentrates her practice on commercial litigation and labor and employment law.

  • University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2015)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Executive Comments Editor, San Diego Law Review
    • Vice President, Student Bar Association
    • CALI Awards for Excellence in Civil Procedure, Employment Discrimination, Civil Rights Theories, Legal Drafting, and Community Property
  • University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., Psychology, 2012)
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California, Law Clerk to the Hon. John A. Houston
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California, Law Clerk to the Hon. David H. Bartick
  • Snell & Wilmer, Summer Associate (2014), Associate (2015)
  • United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California, Law Clerk, General Crimes Division (2014)
  • California Attorney General’s Office, Law Clerk, Correctional Writs and Appeals Division (2013)
  • University of San Diego School of Law, Research Assistant to Roy Brooks (2013)
  • Superior Court of Orange County, Judicial Extern to The Hon. J. Kimberly Menninger (2013)
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Christensen Research Lab, Research Assistant (2011-2012)
  • Orange County Office of the District Attorney, Legal Intern (2011)
  • Orange County Office of the Public Defender, Legal Intern (2010)
  • California
  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court, All Districts of California