University of Phoenix, 2014, B.A. in Business Administration
Concordia University College of Law, 2018, J.D.
Phone: (208) 343-5105
Fax: (208) 343-5456
Racie L. Smith, J.D.Associate Attorney
Rachelle “Racie” Smith, J.D., has over 15 years of unique legal experience. In 2001, she courageously volunteered to join the Idaho Army National Guard, where she served until her honorable discharge in 2009. In 2004, she was deployed to Kirkuk, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom where she excelled as the Foreign Claims Commission paralegal and successfully accomplished her mission. During her deployment, she processed hundreds of claims against the United States and presented at the first-ever Iraq Judicial Conference for Judges in Iraq. She valiantly earned her Combat Action Badge.
Upon her return, she continued to pursue her legal career as a paralegal until 2014, when she was accepted at Concordia University School of Law. She graduated in May 2018 and ranked 6th in her class. She served as an Associate Law Review Editor for the inaugural edition of Concordia’s Law Review and she was Vice President of the Student Body Association.
Ms. Smith has a diverse background with experience in Workers’ Compensation, Family Law, Employment Law, Child Protection Act cases, Criminal Defense, and Estate Planning. She routinely advises clients in areas of real estate matters, estate planning, and business formation.
Ms. Smith is licensed to practice law in Idaho before all state courts and the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho. She graduated from University of Phoenix with a B.A. in Business Administration. She obtained her J.D. from Concordia University School of Law. Ms. Smith is a member of the Idaho State Bar Association (Business and Corporate Law, and Young Lawyers Sections).
- Idaho Military Legal Alliance Service Award, 2017, Service Before Self
- Certified Idaho Workers’ Compensation Specialist, Distinguished Graduate
- Idaho State Bar Association (Business and Corporate Law, Young Lawyers Sections)
- Idaho Women Lawyers
- Veterans Wills Clinic
- Veterans Legal Clinic
- State Bar of Idaho
- United States District Court, District of Idaho