Marsha Smith

Marsha is a civil litigation associate at Lester, Cantrell & Kraus, LLP. She has experience advising clients from pre litigation to trial preparation including propounding and responding to discovery; preparing law and motion pleadings; taking and defending witness depositions; and working directly with clients, witnesses, and opposing counsel.

Prior to joining the firm, Marsha worked for a general practice law firm where she handled litigated matters and gained experience in transactional work such as estate planning, drafting business contracts, and forming business corporations.

Marsha graduated from California State University, Northridge with a degree in English Literature. She earned her law degree at Southwestern Law School, where she graduated cum laude. While in law school, she clerked at the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Major Crimes Division and volunteered at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles.

Bar Admissions

California, 2018

Court Admissions:

California State Courts
U.S. District Court, Central District of California


Southwestern Law School (JD, 2017) cum laude
California State University, Northridge (BA 2013)

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