LaTravia Smith is an associate in the firm’s Orlando Office where she focuses her practice on first Party Property.
Ms. Smith earned her Juris Doctor from Florida A&M University College of Law, where she graduated with honors. While in law school, Ms. Smith earned several book awards and academic scholarships. During law school, Ms. Smith served as a law clerk for the United States Environmental Protection Agency and also a Fellow for the National Ocean Atmospheric Administration. Ms. Smith also served as a student member of the George C. Young Inns of Court and was elected as a Next Generational Leader with the American Constitution Society.
Prior to working with Cole Scott and Kissane, P.A., Ms. Smith worked as an Assistant Public Defender for the Tenth Judicial Circuit. Ms. Smith also taught Business Law and Negotiations and Conflict Management at Warner University.
Ms. Smith is a 2020 Environmental Law LL.M candidate at Vermont Law School.
She is an active member of the American Bar Association and Orange County Bar Association. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida, including the Middle District of Florida.
Addressing Environmental Contamination Through Market Regulations: Comparative Lessons from the United States and the European Union, 7 J. SUSTAINABLE DEV’T L. & POL’Y 1 (Afe Babalola University, Nigeria) (2016) (peer reviewed) (co-authored).
Use of Alternative Fines Act to Maximize FIFRA Penalty, ABA, July 2016, Vol. 17, No. 3.
The “Fowl” Practice of Humane Labeling: Proposed Amendments to Federal Standards Governing Chicken Welfare and Poultry Labeling Practices, American University Washington College of Law
Sustainable Development Law and Policy (peer reviewed) (2017). LAW OF WATER RESOURCE UTILIZATION: IMPACT OF FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS (LaTravia Smith and Robert Abrams eds., 2018).