Barbara Ann Smith
Barbara Ann Smith graduated from University of Maryland School of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1960 and a Master of Science degree in August of 1961. Mrs. Smith worked in nursing for a number of years serving as a Supervisor of Neurosurgery at University Hospital in Maryland and later as a Supervisor in Neurology at The New York Hospital. Mrs. Smith attended the University of Georgia Law School graduating in December of 1987 and received bar certification in Georgia, South Carolina and Washington, D.C. in June of 1988. Mrs. Smith currently maintains bar certification only in Georgia and is an attorney in good standing with the Georgia State Bar and has been admitted to practice in the State Courts in Georgia.
Upon graduation from the University of Georgia Law School, Barbara Smith was employed as an assistant solicitor in the Richmond County Solicitors Office. In January of 1989, Mrs. Smith joined the District Attorneys office in the Augusta Judicial Circuit and served as an Assistant District Attorney until June of 1993. In June of 1993, Mrs. Smith served as Chief Assistant District Attorney under District Attorney J. Daniel Craig. Mrs. Smith was named Assistant District Attorney of the Year in 1996.
In January of 1997, Mrs. Smith left the District Attorney's Office and joined her daughter, Beth Ann Smith, in her Divorce and Family Law practice in Waynesboro, Georgia. Mrs. Smith has been practicing in the specialty of Divorce and Family Law since January of 1997. Mrs. Smith and Beth Ann Smith also serve as Special Assistant Attorney Generals for Child Support Enforcement.