Attorney T. Shane Smith

About Me

Shane Smith joined the law firm of Vella, King & Smith in 2017. He received his B.A. In Psychology from a Auburn University in 1998, his M.S. in Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2002, and his J.D. from Birmingham School of a Law in 2006. Mr. Smith's practice is devoted to divorce and family law and to assisting and representing individuals in complex matrimonial matters, including those with personal or business assets and custody disputes. Formerly a staff attorney with Legal Services Alabama and an attorney in private practice, Mr. Smith has 10 years of experience in domestic relations, domestic abuse, Protection from Abuse, child custody, and paternity and child support issues. Mr. Smith also handles criminal and complex civil litigation arising from matrimonial matters and has received extensive training as a mediator and as a parenting coordinator.
I am Licensed to Practice in:
American Bar Association
Alabama Bar Association
Birmingham Bar Association
My Education
Auburn UniversityPsychology - 1998
University of Southern MississippiPsychology - 2002
Birmingham School of Law, Birmingham, AlabamaJuris Doctor - 2006
My Memberships
American Bar Association
American Bar Association, Family Law Section
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
Alabama Bar Association
Alabama Bar Association, Family Law Section
Birmingham Bar Association
Birmingham Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section

Lead Counsel Rating Details

This Attorney is Rated in the Following Practice Areas:
Divorce Law since 2015
Family Law since 2015
  • Verified Experience
  • Peer Recommended
  • Spotless Record

Practice Highlights

Received the Following Awards
Super Lawyers ”Rising Star”, 2013
B-Metro magazine “Rising Star”, 2014
B-Metro "Top Flight Lawyer," 2017