A native of Little Rock, Maggie Smith graduated with honors from the University of Central Arkansas in 2002 with a BSE in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Smith received her Juris Doctor from Indiana University Maurer School of Law. During law school, she participated in Moot Court and the Public Interest Law Foundation. In 2004 she studied at the Institute for International and Comparative Law at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
After law school, Maggie returned to Arkansas and has worked for the Secretary of State, the State Board of Election Commissioners, and the Bureau of Legislative Research, specializing in the legal fields of Elections, Public Health, Education, and State Government Operations. She also served three clerkships for the Arkansas Attorney General in the Criminal Law Division.
Maggie joined the firm in July 2014 and is experienced in appellate law, legal research and writing, and legislation including legislative drafting and editing. She is a member of the American, Arkansas, and Pulaski County Bar Associations and is a Charter Member of the Arkansas Women in Power organization.
An avid reader who participates in three book clubs, Maggie loves to travel and is also passionate about the theater, especially the Arkansas Repertory Theater and several community theaters in Central Arkansas.