J.MacAlpine Smith, Partner

Mac Smith is a graduate of Bellefontaine High School, Northwestern University, and The Ohio State University College of Law.

Mac Smith began his professional legal career in 1966, practicing with his father J. Ewing Smith. Mac initially worked as a trial lawyer, taking court appointed criminal cases, working on civil trials, particularly insurance cases involving automobile accidents, and some divorce cases.

Since the early 1990's Mac has focused his practice in the areas of estate planning and administration, probate and trust law, real estate, and business law. Mac's approach to client service centers on addressing clients' pre-death and post-death concerns and wishes, including addressing Medicaid concerns and assisting clients with the transfer of wealth and assets to children and beneficiaries.

Mac has achieved an AV peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mac Smith is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, and has served on the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law section, for many years, and is a past member of the OSBA Council of Delegates. Mac is a member and past president of the Logan County Bar Association, and is admitted to practice in all Ohio courts and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Mac has served and held offices in numerous local charitable and non-profit organizations.

Mac and his wife Carol have three sons, who are also attorneys. Mac and his wife enjoy family and sporting events and anything involving their eight grandchildren.

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