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John C.B. Smith, Jr.

Of Counsel

Meridian
1320 Main Street
17th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
cb.smith@nelsonmullins.com

C.B. Smith is of counsel to Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Columbia. He is also the owner of John C.B. Smith Real Estate in Columbia.

 

C.B. Smith is of counsel to Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Columbia. He is also the owner of John C.B. Smith Real Estate in Columbia.

 

C.B. Smith is of counsel to Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Columbia. He is also the owner of John C.B. Smith Real Estate in Columbia.

 

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Previous Professional Experience

  • Served as managing partner and Chairman of the Executive Committee with another firm (1989-1992)
  • Former adjunct professor of trial advocacy, University of South Carolina School of Law

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD (1970)
    • Comments Editor, South Carolina Law Review
    • Order of the Wig and Robe
  • Washington and Lee University, BA, Mathematics (1967)

Admissions

  • South Carolina

Practice Areas

  • Richland County Bar
  • South Carolina Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorney’s Association
  • Former Member, House of Delegates, South Carolina Bar Association
  • Executive Committee, Richland County Bar Association
  • Past Vice-Chairman and Past Executive Committee Member, South Carolina Supreme Court Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline
  • Past State Chairman, Lawyer Pilots Bar Association
  • Former Chairman, University of South Carolina Educational Foundation Board
  • Former Chairman of the Board, The South Financial Group
  • Former Chairman of the Board, Carolina First Bank
  • Former Chairman of the Board, Mercantile Bank
  • Life Member, Salvation Army Advisory Board of the Midlands
  • Former Chairman, Board of Trustees, Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina
  • Former Chairman, South Carolina Education Lottery Commission
  • Past Director, Central Carolina Community Foundation
  • Past Director for several financial institutions
  • Former Chairman, Board of Visitors, Columbia College
  • Former Chairman, Partnership Board, USC School of Law
  • Captain, Judge Advocate General’s Corp., U.S. Army (1970 -1974)
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