Zach Smith

Attorney Zachary H. Smith

Zachary H. Smith

Attorney

Mr. Smith has many years of courtroom and trial litigation experience trying simple to serious, complex cases. In the Appellate Court, he argued before the Georgia Supreme Court in State v. Kenneth Williams (S19G0005).

His experience includes:

  • Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit, Office of the District Attorney, Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney
  • Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit, Office of the District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney
  • Northeastern Judicial Circuit, Office of the District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney

Notable Achievements

  • Argued before the Georgia Supreme Court in State v. Kenneth Howard Williams (S19G0005) in August 2019
  • Prosecutor of the Year, Cherokee County District Attorney’s Office, 2017
  • Employee of the Quarter, Cherokee County District Attorney’s Office, December 2015.
  • “Work Horse of the Year,” Hall County District Attorney’s Office, 2014.
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America (1999)

Education & Training

  • Career Prosecutor Course, National District Attorney’s Association, Cambridge, MA, May 2019
  • Claude W. Pettit College of Law, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH
    Juris Doctor, cum laude, May 2012; Class Standing: Top 10%
  • Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA
    Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, History, December 2006

Associations & Memberships

  • Georgia Bar, member in good-standing, since 2012
  • Blue Ridge Bar Association, member since 2015
  • National District Attorney's Association, member since 2015

Areas of Specialization

  • Domestic
  • Civil
  • Criminal
  • Domestic/Family Law
  • Child Support/Visitation/Custody
  • Traffic Offenses
  • DUI/DWI
  • Contract Disputes
  • Business Law
  • Mediation
  • Fathers' Rights
  • Paternity/Legitimation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2012 (Active)