Committed. Compassionate. Respected. Responsive.

Committed. Compassionate. Respected. Responsive.

Lorraine S. Smith

Kalamazoo, Michigan
(231) 922-6800
Lorraine S. Smith


Western Michigan University (Bachelor’s) – 1992

Davenport University (Paralegal Certificate) – 2000

Lorraine Smith is a highly skilled paralegal with over 20 years experience. She has found that her passion for justice serves her well while assisting the firm change lives.

Lorraine’s paralegal career spans over two decades. Her journey in the legal realm commenced in the year 2000, and since then, she has been dedicated to contributing her skills and expertise to the field.

Educationally, Lorraine holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Western Michigan University, a testament to her foundational understanding of the legal landscape. In 2000, she further solidified her commitment to the profession by earning a Paralegal Certificate from Davenport University, equipping herself with the practical knowledge essential for a successful career.

Lorraine’s professional trajectory is marked by a passion for the intricacies of the legal system and a commitment to delivering meticulous and high-quality work. Throughout the years, she has honed her skills to navigate the complexities of legal procedures, ensuring the seamless functioning of legal processes.

Beyond the professional realm, her heart lies in spending quality time with her daughter, wife, and two dogs, Piper and Chimichanga. These cherished moments outside the office not only provide balance but also fuel her dedication to excellence in her professional pursuits.

As a paralegal, Lorraine understand the importance of precision, attention to detail, and unwavering commitment to the pursuit of justice. She is enthusiastic about contributing her expertise to your legal needs, ensuring that every case is handled with the utmost care and diligence.

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