The Law Offices of Barbara P. Smith is a small boutique law firm with a personal touch. Ms. Smith knows each of her clients personally and seeks to provide superior individualized legal representation to each of her clients as well as assist them in obtaining other services, as needed.
BARBARA P. SMITH, ESQUIRE
Owner-Attorney: Barbara P. Smith was born in Jamaica and immigrated to the United States as a child. She grew up in New York City in multi-ethnic, multi-cultural communities. This has given her an appreciation for cultures and religions from around the world and helps her to understand the immigrant experience here in the United States. Ms. Smith’s practice is now located in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a proud graduate of the City University of New York, School of Law, Class of 1994. Ms. Smith is licensed and admitted to the New York State Bar and the New Jersey State Bar. She began her legal career in New York City representing immigrants in asylum, NACARA and various family and civil litigation matters. After practicing law in New York City for 7 years, she relocated to Miami, Florida in 2001. There Ms. Smith practiced immigration Law exclusively and worked at the world renowned immigration non-profit organization, Church World Services, Inc. In 2006, Ms. Smith began representing immigrants and non-immigrants before USCIS and the Immigration Courts in Maryland and Virginia. Her unique background helps her to understand what you are going through. She understands because she has lived the immigrant experience.
Legal Assistant: Kathleen Molina is a Legal assistant with the Law Offices of Barbara P. Smith. She attended Springbrook High School, in Silver Spring, Maryland. Kathleen was born in the United States to hard-working parents who immigrated to the United States from El Salvador. She is fluent in English and Spanish. Her warm patient personality is always willing to help clients with translations, filling out forms, scheduling appointments, and answering basic questions regarding their case.