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Kristen Rigsby Smith

Contact

Direct line: (828) 258-2991
Fax: (828) 255-0255
Email: ksmith@vwlawfirm.com

Education

University of Memphis
J.D., 2004

University of Tennessee
B.S. in Business, 2001

Practice Area
Real Estate: Commercial & Residential

Meet Kristen

Kristen is a member of the Business and Creditors’ Rights Practice Groups. She represents banks and other creditors in collection actions, claim and delivery actions and foreclosure actions statewide. Her practice also includes general legal matters, representing taxing authorities, civil litigation, landlord/ tenant issues, title claims, loan workouts, modifications and lien filings.

While in law school, Kristen worked as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) and she received the Dean’s Pro Bono Service Award for her extensive community service work.

Professional Affiliations

  • 28th Judicial District Bar
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
  • North Carolina Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court
    • Western District of North Carolina
    • Middle District of North Carolina
    • Eastern District of North Carolina
  • Cherokee Supreme Court, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Contact

Direct line: (828) 258-2991
Fax: (828) 255-0255
Email: ksmith@vwlawfirm.com

Education

University of Memphis
J.D., 2004

University of Tennessee
B.S. in Business, 2001

Work with Kristen

A native of Cowan, Tennessee, Kristen and her husband relocated to North Carolina in June 2006. They have a daughter and two dogs, Mac and Luna. Kristen's hobbies include photography, sewing, camping, attending music festivals, trying new recipes and crafty projects.

Favorite Foods
Fresh fruits and veggies

Favorite Musicians
Ben Harper, Emmylou Harris and Buddy Miller

Favorite Places to Travel
Shepp’s Ranch, Idaho and Kauai, Hawaii

Community Involvement

  • South College
    • Member of the Legal Studies Advisory Committee
  • Repeat donor to Locks of Love