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William K. Smith

Associate
PHONE   208.388.4933
FAX   208.954.5279
EMAIL   wsmith@hawleytroxell.com
 

William joined Hawley Troxell as an associate in 2017. As a member of the Litigation practice group, his practice focuses on representing clients in business and employment-related disputes.

Prior to joining Hawley Troxell, William served as a law clerk to the Honorable Roger S. Burdick, Chief Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court. He also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable John C. Martin, Chief Judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the Honorable Stephani W. Humrickhouse, Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

His work has been cited by the Harvard Law Review and Callman on Unfair Competition, Trademarks, and Monopolies.


Practice Areas

Clerkship

Law Clerk to Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick of the Idaho Supreme Court, 2015-2017

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2015

Publication Editor (Executive Board), North Carolina Law Review, Volume 93

UNDERGRADUATE: Utah State University, B.A., English Literature, cum laude, 2009
Utah State University, B.A., History, cum laude, 2009


William K. Smith

Associate
PHONE   208.388.4933
FAX   208.954.5279
EMAIL   wsmith@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

William joined Hawley Troxell as an associate in 2017. As a member of the Litigation practice group, his practice focuses on representing clients in business and employment-related disputes.

Prior to joining Hawley Troxell, William served as a law clerk to the Honorable Roger S. Burdick, Chief Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court. He also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable John C. Martin, Chief Judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the Honorable Stephani W. Humrickhouse, Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

His work has been cited by the Harvard Law Review and Callman on Unfair Competition, Trademarks, and Monopolies.


Practice Areas

Clerkship

Law Clerk to Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick of the Idaho Supreme Court, 2015-2017

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2015

Publication Editor (Executive Board), North Carolina Law Review, Volume 93

UNDERGRADUATE: Utah State University, B.A., English Literature, cum laude, 2009
Utah State University, B.A., History, cum laude, 2009


Memberships & Accolades

Memberships

Idaho State Bar, 2015

U.S. District Court, 2015

Idaho Appellate Practice Section

Idaho Young Lawyers Section

American Inns of Court #130


Articles & Publications

Articles & Publications

Comment, “Saving Face: Adopting a Right of Publicity to Protect North Carolinians in an Increasingly Digital World”, 92 North Carolina Law Review, 2065 (2014)