Misty Dawn Smith

Misty Dawn Smith

Partner
Location:
Leesville, Louisiana
Phone:
337-238-2800
Fax:
337-238-2882
Email:

Misty Dawn Smith is a Vernon Parish, Louisiana, native. A graduate of Louisiana State University's Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Misty returned to Vernon Parish in 2011 to practice law. In 2014, she became a named partner at Dowden & Smith, L.L.C. She enjoys assisting the families and individuals of Vernon Parish, military and civilian alike. Misty uses multiple tactics to assist her clients, as she advocates a problem-solving approach tailored for each client's needs.

Areas of Practice

  • Successions, Wills, and Estates
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Municipal Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2011

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctorate
    • Major: Business Administration
  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Graduate Degree in Civil Law - 2010
  • Louisiana College
    • B.S. - 2007
    • Major: Business Administration
  • Louisiana College
    • B.A. Pre-Law - 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Vernon Parish Bar Association, Member and Secretary-Treasurer, 2013 - 2015

Past Employment Positions

  • City of Leesville, Assistant City Attorney, 2014 - 2015
  • Village of Simpson, City Attorney, 2013 - 2015
  • 30th Judicial District Public Defenders Office, Contract Attorney , 2012 - 2015