Chelsie L. Smith, Associate

Chelsie Smith’s practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation, appeals, insurance defense, critical motions, extra-contractual insurance defense, insurance coverage, and other civil matters. Before joining the firm, Ms. Smith was a litigation associate at an international law firm in New York City where she represented various corporations and construction companies in premises liability, personal injury, and construction accident matters.

Ms. Smith earned her Juris Doctorate degree in 2015 from University of Virginia Law School. While in law school, Ms. Smith received the Pro Bono Certificate of Recognition demonstrating her commitment to providing legal services to low-income and underserved communities. Ms. Smith also served as an Editorial Board Member for the Virginia Tax Review during her time at UVA.

Ms. Smith has litigated cases in state and federal court in addition to serving as second chair for a jury trial in New York Supreme Court.


New York Bar Association

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Bar Association of the District of Columbia

Association of Black Women Attorneys


“Non-Compete Agreements in Colorado: A New Era,” The Colorado Lawyer, November 2022, Vol. 51, No. 10, p. 30-35.

Chelsie L. Smith


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2015
  • B.S., University of Maryland College Park, International Business, 2012
  • B.A., University of Maryland College Park, English Literature, 2012


  • Colorado 2020
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • New York, 2017
  • District of Columbia, 2019


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