Hello, my name is Paige Smith. Thank you very much for taking the time to read my biography. I am a Florida native, who has always had a passion for helping and advocating for people. This is why I decided to pursue a career in law. In 2009, I proudly graduated at the top of my class from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies. After graduating from the University of Central Florida, I attended the University of Florida Levin College of Law. While attending law school, I concentrated my efforts on learning the rules of evidence and the rules of civil procedure, as I knew one day I wanted to be in the courtroom advocating for my clients. In addition, I worked as a law clerk at the Law Offices of Dan Newlin & Partners. Here, I had the opportunity to help many clients who had suffered injuries at no fault of their own. Here, I saw how large insurance companies would work to do anything they could to try and avoid paying Mr. Newlin’s clients. I also saw how the lawyers at Mr. Newlin’s law firm would come into the office very early and leave late; tirelessly working to protect their clients. I saw how Mr. Newlin would spend hours meeting with clients, shaking their hands, giving hugs and comfort during difficult times. I knew immediately this was the career path and job I wanted to do when I graduated from law school.
After graduating from law school, I sat with Mr. Newlin and explained that I wanted to continue to help his clients. I asked him to give me a shot at being one of his new lawyers and that I would work day in and day out advocating for his clients. Today, I am blessed and thankful to be a member of Mr. Newlin’s firm, helping his clients through the court process and working with some of the most amazing senior lawyers. My competitive yet compassionate nature drives me day to day. My clients and their needs are my number one priority. Please do not hesitate to email with any questions that I might be able to help you answer. I make myself available 24-7 for my clients and for anyone in need of legal advice.