Ben Smith

Director of Academic Success


Professor Smith is the Director of Academic Success at Mississippi College of Law, which provides programming and support to students throughout their legal education. He also teaches Legal Writing and upper level bar preparation courses. Professor Smith is responsible for the planning and implementation of the academic success workshops series, and additional programming which enables student achievement.


  • Juris Doctor Florida State University College of Law 2008
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration University of Tennesee at Knoxville 2004

Areas of Expertise

  • Legal Writing
  • Advanced Legal Analysis
  • Agency
  • Juvenile Dependency
  • Trial Advocacy