- University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, B.A., 2004
- Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida, J.D., 2007
Blake Smith joined the Firm in 2013 and practices in the areas of probate, guardianship, mental health, and litigation. Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, Mr. Smith worked as an Assistant Public Defender in St. Lucie and Indian River counties for five years, spending four years in the Felony Division and averaging 12-15 jury trials a year.
Mr. Smith had the first successful motion to dismiss under Florida’s Stand Your Ground law in Indian River County. He also embodies the Firm’s commitment to community service through his work with Lawyers in the Classroom at Vero Beach High School and the Homeless Family Center.
- Florida, 2008