Ruby Jo Catherine (Catie) Smith, an associate with the firm, is a litigation attorney whose areas of practice include medical malpractice defense, long term care/assisted living facilities, commercial litigation, premises liability, and general civil litigation. Catie represents hospitals and medical professionals in the defense of claims involving medical or professional negligence. She also represents retail stores, pharmacies, and small businesses in the defense of claims brought against them.
Catie was born and raised in Jacksonville. After graduating from the University of North Florida, Catie attended the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law, where she served as Vice-President of the Trial Team and graduated with honors. Prior to joining the firm, Catie served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida, pursuing the prosecution of offenses ranging from misdemeanors to traffic homicides.
The Florida Bar
B.A., University of North Florida, 2010
J.D., Cum Laude, Univeristy of Florida Levin College of Law, 2014