Shelley Smith Joins Support Center for Child Advocates Board of Directors

Shelley R. Smith, a Partner in the firm’s Philadelphia office, recently joined the Board of Directors of the Support Center for Child Advocates (“Child Advocates”), the nation’s oldest and largest pro bono legal and social services agency serving abused and neglected children. Members of Child Advocate’s Board of Directors are charged with bringing their unique experiences and perspectives to enhance the agency’s mission and provide diligent fiscal and programmatic oversight to promote the agency’s work in the community.

The Support Center for Child Advocates provides legal assistance and social service advocacy for abused and neglected children in Philadelphia County. Child Advocates is one of the most successful volunteer models serving children in the country. Since its founding in 1977, Child Advocates has trained more than 8,000 attorneys who contribute pro bono services valued at more than $5.1 million annually.

In her practice, Ms. Smith counsels clients in commercial litigation and labor and employment matters. Ms. Smith is the former Philadelphia City Solicitor and is the City of Philadelphia’s longest serving Solicitor. She represented the Mayor, City Council, all City elected officials, all City employees, Agencies, Boards, and Commissions.

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