Joseph W. Smith

Address:
275 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38103

Phone:
901.526.6701

Fax:
901.526.6702

Joseph “Joe” W. Smith, is a native of Nashville, TN and an Associate with Rice Amundsen & Caperton where he concentrates his practice in the areas of family law. Joe represents clients and children in various aspects of family law, including divorce, parentage, custody, enforcement of alimony and child support, dependency and neglect, guardianships and conservatorships.

Education

University of Memphis, B.B.A. in Marketing, 2012

University of Memphis, J.D. degree, 2015

Admitted to Practice

Tennessee

Honors/Awards

2013-2014 The Deans Distinguished Pro Bono Award- Bronze

Fall 2015 CALI Award Child & Family Litigation Clinic

Affiliations and Professional Organizations

Memphis Bar Association, Family Law Section

Leo S. Bearman American Inns of Court

University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Law Alumni Board, present, Executive Committee Member, 2018 – present.

2019 NITA/ABA Family Law Institute, participant

Professional Lectures:

COLLECTING ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION AND HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY PRESENT EVIDENCE IN A DIVORCE CASE, 2020 Domestic Law Forum – “Hear from the Experts” (February 6, 2020)

MARITAL DISSOLUTION AGREEMENTS EXPLAINED,  University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, (November 11, 2019)

DON’T GET IN HOT WATER WHEN A CLIENT DRAGS YOU INTO A DIVORCE, Mercer Capital (October 23, 2019)

DISCOVERY TIPS FOR THE FAMILY LAW PRACTITIONER, “Preparing Your Shelby County Divorce” CLE, (November 3, 2017).