Tommy G. Smith joined Shell, Fleming, Davis & Menge in 2010. He is a member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys and the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys. These are professional associations of attorneys who are dedicated to improving the quality of legal services for seniors and people with special needs in the areas of public benefits, wills and trusts, probate and estate planning, and health and long-term care planning. Mr. Smith also assists clients with business, labor and employment issues.
Mr. Smith is licensed to practice before all Florida state courts. He graduated magna cum laude from Liberty University School of Law in Lynchburg, Virginia. While attending law school, he was a member of the moot court and mock trial teams. He participated in trial competitions in Washington, D.C and received the Trial Advocacy Award at graduation. He interned with criminal defense and first amendment law firms, and he was also a research assistant for the dean of the law school.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Smith was the business administrator for a local church after a long career in industry in various management and technical capacities. As a certified quality engineer and manager, he received a corporate Circle of Excellence Award for leading ISO 9001 certification efforts. Mr. Smith and his wife have been active in church for many years. They have one son who is a graduate of the University of Florida.
Licensed since 2009
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2009||05/07/2015|
|Partner||Shell Fleming Davis and Menge, P.A.||2010 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Lawyers With Purpose||Member||2015 - Present|
|National Care Planning Council||Member||2015 - Present|
|ElderCounsel||Member||2014 - Present|
|Florida Health Care Social Workers Association||Associate Member||2013 - Present|
|United States District C ourt Northern District of Florida||Attorney||2011 - Present|
|U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims||Attorney||2011 - Present|
|Estate Planning Council of Northwest Florida||Board Member||2011 - Present|
|Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys (AFELA)||Member||2010 - Present|
|National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)||Member||2010 - Present|
|Escambia Santa Rosa County Bar Association||Member/Attorney||2010 - Present|
|Florida Bar Association||Attorney||2009 - Present|
|Liberty University School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor||N/A||2009|