“I care to establish personal relationships.” – Raymond C. Smith
Raymond C. Smith, P.A. represents clients in Fayetteville, AR and the surrounding Northwest Arkansas area, specializing in the practice of Commercial Real Estate Law, Estate Planning, Surveyor/Survey Litigation, Real Estate Subdivion Development, Living Trust and Will, Probate, Contract Law, and more. Attorney Raymond C. Smith has been practicing law for over 40 years in Northwest Arkansas.
He was born at Paris, Arkansas, has been married to Mary (Marilyn) Elaine Banker Smith, for almost 68 years, and they together have three children, six grandchildren, and soon six great grandchildren.
Mr. Smith is a retired regular U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, he served in the Research &Development Command at Wright-Patterson AFB 1951-1954; Senior Instructor and Chief of several electronic training schools at Kesseler AFB, Mississippi 1956-60; Weapon Systems Project Office at L. G. Hanscom Field 1961-1963; Southeast Asia 1964-1965; PACAF 1965-1967; SEATO Military Planning Staff 1966-1967; Air Staff at the Pentagon 1968-1971; NATO Southern Region1971-1975, Defense Communications Agency in the DC area 1975-1967, retiring in 1977.
He entered School of Law, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in July 77; completed law school in December 1979 and passed the Arkansas Bar examination in Match 1980. He founded this firm with a strong tradition of service to his community and country. He believes that his clients deserve the highest-quality representation and he has established this throughout his firm. Mr. Smith is admitted to practice in the Arkansas Bar, Federal Districts Courts of Arkansas, Eight Circuit Court of Appeals, and U. S. Supreme Court. Mr. Smith received his Bachelor’s degree (University of Arkansas) and Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of Arkansas School of Law, 1980.
He is a member of the Arkansas Bar Association; has served as Small Claims Court Referee for the City of Fayetteville; and as judge for law students at the Law School. He has been active in Trout Unlimited, a conservation organization, having served in various chapter levels, regional levels and national levels including the Board of Trustees. He is a member of Lions Club International, having served as president of the Evening Lions Club in Fayetteville and the recipient of Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. A lifetime member in the Veterans of Foreign Wars, past membership in Toastmasters International, a lifetime fly fisherman and golfer, and one of the organizers of several local non-profit organizations.
Mr. Raymond Smith holds the coveted “Notable” rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
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