ATLANTA (February 19) – Smith & Lake announced today that partner Dawn R. Smith was selected as a 2015 Georgia Super Lawyer. Dawn was named in the Family Law category for the 2nd consecutive year.  DRSmith_SuperLawyer

The Super Lawyers distinction honors attorneys who attain a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement as some of the region’s pre-eminent lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations, all of which result in a comprehensive and diverse listing of the top five percent of attorneys in each state.

Dawn Smith is a partner at Smith & Lake, LLC where she practices family and education law. She has represented children and families for over 24 years. Dawn is frequently appointed by Courts to serve as Guardian ad Litem in family law cases. She also is a certified arbitrator and mediates family law cases. In addition to her expertise in family law, Dawn is recognized as one of the leading advocates for the civil and educational rights of children with disabilities. Dawn is a frequent lecturer both nationally and locally on the rights of children.

Dawn R. Smith was also selected as a 2014 Georgia Super Lawyer in the Family Law category.