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Audrey A. Smith, JD

Audrey A. Smith, JD
John F. Kennedy University
(925) 969-3561

Professor Audrey A. Smith is a member of the core faculty of JFK University College of Law and is Director of the Legal Research and Writing Program.

Prior to joining the faculty, Ms. Smith served as a Senior Appellate Court Staff Attorney to the California State Court of Appeal, First District, Division Four, where she assisted the court in reviewing petitions for civil and criminal writs.

Ms. Smith was formerly engaged in complex civil litigation practice. She has extensive experience as lead counsel in jury trials, bench trials, and arbitrations, has appeared before the California Court of Appeal, and has worked as a consultant on appeals. Ms. Smith was a shareholder with the law firm of Wartnick, Chaber, Harowitz, Smith & Tigerman. She has served as court-appointed counsel to children and adults in confidential juvenile dependency proceedings.

Ms. Smith serves on the editorial board of the Contra Costa County Bar Association
publication Contra Costa Lawyer and is an active member, master, in the Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court.


B.A., University of California at Irvine, 1981
J.D., University of Santa Clara, 1985