About this office

Attorney Eric J. Smith

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and
Economics, Baylor University

Juris Doctor, Baylor University
School of Law

Clerked with the Dallas Probate Court under the
Honorable Judge Nikki DeShazo.  Served as a CASA
(Court Appointed Special Advocate) following children
through the termination of their parents' rights.

Worked with Arlington elder law attorney Charles
Kennedy on probate, guardianship, and bankruptcy
matters.  Worked as an Attorney Advisor to the U.S.
Small Business Administration, Office of Disaster
Assistance, closing loans for homeowners and
businesses in the wake of the Gulf Coast hurricanes.

Prior to law school, spent 5 years as a web and
database programmer for companies including Mark
Cuban's Audionet (now part of Yahoo!), Texas
Instruments, Yum Brands (parent of Pizza Hut), and

I left a successful career as a computer programmer
and became an attorney to make a difference in
people's lives.  My practice is here to help people in
their most difficult times.
Who We Are

Family and community are
important to me.  I have a
wonderful wife and 2 children.

I am a lay leader at First
United Methodist Church of
Grand Prairie.

I am also past president of the
Southwest Arlington Kiwanis
Club, and in 2013 named
Kiwanian of the Year for that
Law Office of Eric J. Smith
1008 North Davis
Arlington, Texas 76012
ph: 817-860-2800
fax: 817-860-2801
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