Kimberly Moses Smith

Background

Attorney Kimberly Moses Smith was born in Newton and raised in Dartmouth. She is the daughter of Janis Moses and the Hon. Richard T. Moses. Attorney Smith learned the value of compassion, diligence and integrity from her parents.

Contact Attorney Smith

Phone: (508) 993-9711 x.12
Fax: (508) 993-0469
ksmith@msmw-law.com

 

Attorney Smith is a proud graduate of the Dartmouth Public School system. After graduating from Dartmouth High School, she attended and graduated from Providence College. After gaining professional work experience as a paralegal in a Boston law firm, Attorney Smith returned to school to study law at New England Law – Boston (formerly known as New England School of Law).

After graduation from law school in 1996, Attorney Smith spent six years practicing law in New Bedford with her father Richard before he was appointed as an Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court. Attorney Smith is a founding partner of Moses Smith, Markey & Walsh LLC. In June of 2009, Attorney Smith was appointed as a Bristol County Public Administrator by Governor Deval Patrick. Attorney Smith also serves as the Treasurer of the New Bedford Bar Association and was recently named to the Board of Directors of the Bristol County Bar Association.

In addition to her work at Moses Smith, Markey & Walsh, Attorney Smith is active in the community. She recently completed a three year term on the Town of Dartmouth Zoning Board of Appeals, during which she served for two years as the Chairperson. For more than a decade, Attorney Smith has served as a member of the Russells Mills Historic District Commission. These experiences have further developed Attorney Smith’s mastery of the law in the areas of municipal practice, land use, and development. Attorney Smith is also an active volunteer in the youth sports programs in Dartmouth. She serves as the Treasurer of Dartmouth Youth Lacrosse Program and as a coach for the Dartmouth Youth Soccer Association. Attorney Smith and her family also open their home yearly to host a child from the Fresh Air Fund during the summer.

Areas of Practice

Attorney Smith is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of Rhode Island.

Family Law: Attorney Smith has developed an outstanding reputation as an effective advocate for her Family and Probate Court clients. Attorney Smith’s understanding of the law and her practical approach to addressing sensitive family and financial matters has earned her the admiration of her peers and the respect of the Family and Probate Court judges who oversee cases in Bristol, Plymouth, Barnstable and Dukes Counties. This enables Attorney Smith to efficiently and effectively obtain outstanding results for her Family and Probate Court clients. Attorney Smith’s clients appreciate her intelligence, her compassion, and her confidence as Attorney Smith guides them through challenging personal times.

Maritime Law: The Law Offices of Moses Smith, Markey & Walsh are located at 50 Homers Wharf, on the waterfront in New Bedford. Attorney Smith is an integral part of the City’s working waterfront community. Attorney Smith has a great deal of experience representing boat owners, boat captains, crew members, and seafood processors. Attorney Smith has handled numerous court cases and administrative law matters in which she advocated for the financial and personal needs of the hard working members of the fishing community. In addition, Attorney Smith has represented individuals, corporations, and local banks in financial transactions associated with the purchase and sale of fishing vessels and permits.

Trusted Advisor: Throughout her career as an attorney, Attorney Smith has earned the esteem of her colleagues and hundreds of individual and business clients. Attorney Smith has provided personal guidance, professional advice, and business insight to individuals and small businesses facing business opportunities and legal challenges. Attorney Smith takes pride in offering timely and practical solutions to clients as they seek to improve their personal circumstances and grow their businesses.

Education

New England School of Law Boston, Massachusetts 1996
 
Providence College 
  Bachelors in English Literature
Providence, Rhode Island 1991
 
Dartmouth High School Dartmouth, Massachusetts 1987