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Biography

Evan Smith joined Watson Spence in August 2017, after graduating cum laude from Samford University's Cumberland School of Law. Evan was admitted to the State Bar in 2017. As an associate attorney at Watson Spence, Evan primarily practices civil litigation, including medical malpractice, personal injury, insurance law, family law, and bankruptcy.

Prior to working at Watson Spence, Evan completed an internship with Chief Magistrate Judge E. Ott of the Northern District of Alabama, Campbell & Guin, Cherry & Irwin Trial Lawyers, and Houston County District Attorney's Office.

During law school, Evan was the Associate Editor of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy and a member of the National Moot Court Team. While participating in Moot Court Competitions, Evan was awarded the 2015 and 2016 Saad Moot Court Competition’s Outstanding Brief Award. Evan also published The Standing Requirements of Third Party Intervenors in 2017, which discusses whether a third party intervenor must independently satisfy Article III standing requirements prior to the joinder of an ongoing lawsuit.

Evan attended the University of Alabama for his undergraduate studies, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science. While completing his undergraduate studies, Evan was an inner-city chess instructor for Every Move Counts, which is an enrichment program that teaches children the intellectual and social benefits of chess.

Outside of work, Evan enjoys watching college football, fishing, exercising and spending time with his family and friends. Originally from Dothan, Alabama, Evan and his wife, Sarah, look forward to making Albany their home and becoming involved in the Albany community.