Laurence J. Smith Esq
Florida Divorce Attorney
Larry has been an attorney and a member of the Florida Bar since 1991.
His career as an attorney began in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he was with a firm that handled many areas of law, focusing primarily on personal injury. It was during his tenure at this firm that he obtained his trial experience in both jury and bench trials. He also presented his first appellate argument before the Second District Court of Appeals. His next stop professionally was on Florida's southeast coast, primarily in Broward County, where he practiced law as an Associate of a law firm and later as a solo practitioner with a general practice. The solo practice eventually developed into a firm that primarily practiced Marital and Family Law. He later relocated to Florida's southwest coast, in Lee County, where he has remained ever since. Larry worked briefly as an Associate in a firm that practiced solely in the area of Marital and Family Law. Most recently he was a solo practitioner.
Larry is very active with charitable organizations. Most recently he served on the Board of Directors for DeLaSalle Academy, a school dedicated to students with educational challenges. Larry has also been on the Board of Directors of the Coralrose Foundation, and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Family Resource Center of Southwest Florida, Inc
Larry graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, and earned his law degree from Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida. Larry's professional Affiliations include: The Florida Bar; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; Broward County Association of Family Law Attorneys, member; Association of Family Law Professionals, Board Member, 2008-2011, Treasurer, 2010-2011.