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State legislator

James Emerson Smith,, American state legislator. Recipient Outstanding Young Alumni award, University South Carolina, 1997. Member Success by 6 United Way; Member of American Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association, Sierra Club, Columbia Rotary Club.

Background

Smith,, James Emerson was born on September 9, 1967 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. Son of James Emerson and Nina Geddes Smith.

Education

Bachelor, University South Carolina, 1990. Juris Doctor, University South Carolina, 1995.

Career

Attorney Nelson, Mullins, Riley Scarborough LLP, 1995—1996. Private practice, 1996—2000. Shareholder Smith Ellis and Stuckey, PA, from 2000.

Member District 72 South Carolina House of Representatives, South Carolina, from 1997, chair Ethics Committee. 1st lieutenant United States Army Reserve, since 1996.

Membership

Smith was a member of the Army Reserve from January 1996-August 1998 and a member of the South Carolina Army National Guard since 1998.

Connections

Married Mary Kirkland Thomas, 1991. Children: James Emerson II, Thomas Bridges.

father:
James Emerson

mother:
Nina Geddes Smith

spouse:
Mary Kirkland Thomas

children:
James Emerson II Smith,

Thomas Bridges Smith,