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Samaria K. Smith

Law Clerk

  • Georgia State University

    Georgia State University

    2013

    Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (pre-law); Minor: Psychology

  • Atlanta's John Marshall Law School

    Atlanta's John Marshall Law School

    Expected 2018

    Juris Doctor

Samaria K. Smith is a law clerk with Meriwether & Tharp, LLC. Samaria obtained her undergraduate degree from Georgia State University in 2013. At Georgia State University, Samaria was an honors college student and served as a justice on the Student Judicial Board.  Samaria also studied abroad in Florence, Italy, was a news staff writer for The Signal student newspaper publication, and served as a victim’s advocate for Partnership Against Domestic Violence in Fulton County’s Safe Families office. 

After graduating from Georgia State University, Samaria began work as a family law paralegal at Pachman Richardson, LLC before transitioning to Ellis Funk, P.C. in Atlanta, Georgia.  As a family law clerk at Ellis Funk, Samaria was well known for her strong client relations, proficiency in the area of family law, and compassionate approach to helping families navigate some of the most important transitions of their lives.      

Samaria is currently a law student at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and aspires to become a family law attorney at Meriwether & Tharp following her admission to the Georgia Bar.  Samaria is knowledgeable, skillful, and proves to be a strong advocate and team player.

On a personal level, Samaria currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband, three children, and their dog Marcy.  In her free time, Samaria enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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