Justin Smith was born in Jackson, MS. After graduating from Forest Hill High in Jackson, he moved to New Orleans, where he attended Dillard University and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry. After extensive work and research in the field of computational and theoretical chemistry,
Mr. Smith, with an impassioned interest in issues involving intellectual property law, enrolled in Loyola University New Orleans School of Law. Presently, he is admitted to practice in the states of Mississippi and Louisiana. Mr. Smith has volunteered and continues to volunteer his time working alongside the parishioners of his grandfather’s church at New Ebenezer Baptist Church in Jackson, as well as several other organizations including the Access to Justice Commission, a local organization whose mission it is to provide free, quality civil legal services to the disenfranchised and impoverished.