Meet Attorney Smith

Roger Theodore Smith – Asheville, N.C. Trial Attorney

Roger Theodore Smith

For more than 30 years, I have helped clients in western North Carolina navigate through matters involving criminal and family law.  As a native Ashevillian, my community ties and my lengthy experience in criminal and domestic litigation allow me to effectively right for your rights to the fullest extent North Carolina law allows.

I received my undergraduate education at UNC-Chapel Hill, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. I went on to receive my Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University of Law. Since 1979, I’ve been a trial attorney in Asheville with experience in civil law in addition to criminal and family law.

Through the years, I have been involved with a variety of civic and professional organizations including

  • President of the 28th Judicial District (Buncombe County) Bar 2004-2005
  • Founder and President of Environmental Law Society, Pepperdine University School of Law 1978-1979
  • Certified Family Financial Mediator, 2003 – 2004.
  • Awarded Outstanding Service Award by Buncombe County Bar and Pisgah Legal Services on May 22, 2002.
  • Arbitrator with District Court system and for the B. B. B. since 1988
  • Past member of NC State Bar Ethics Committee, local Grievance Committee, NC Bar Assoc. Dispute Resolution Committee and Arbitration Sub-Committee
  • Published in Marquis “Who’s Who in American Law, 5th Edition”
  • Vice-President, Asheville Symphony Chorus
  • Past Chairman, Irene Wortham Center
  • Past President, UNC-Asheville Community Chorus
  • Past President, Asheville Optimist Club and Santa Pal project
  • Past President, WENOCA Group, Sierra Club
  • Past President, neighborhood association
  • Past member, Asheville Tree & Greenway Commission
  • Past member, WNC Nature Center Board of Directors
  • Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity through First Presbyterian Church, Asheville, NC

experienced civil law

Let me help you learn and protect your rights. Schedule a consultation with me to discuss how I can best litigate your matter to the fullest extent North Carolina law allows. Call 828-254-4658 today. My office is located at 70 N. Market St. directly next to 60 North Market condominiums in downtown Asheville. We look forward to working with you.

Contact Information

Roger Theodore Smith, Attorney at Law
70 N. Market St.
Asheville, NC 28801
Mailing Address PO BOX 7172
Asheville NC 28802

Phone: 828-254-4658 
Fax: 828-254-0787


Business Hours: Monday - Friday 9AM -5PM
Saturday Appointments Available for New Family Law Client Consultations.




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