Paula F. Smith
Paula F. Smith is a partner in Goodman McGuffey, LLP’s Atlanta office and represents primarily self-insured and commercially insured employers across the State in a wide array of workers’ compensation matters. Paula has represented various employer/insurer(s) throughout the state of Georgia, becoming acquainted with the multitude of state-wide Administrative Law Judges. She also formed The Law Firm of Paula F. Smith LLC with a “mixed” practice handling workers’ compensation claims on both sides of the aisle and enabling her to gain perspective into the needs and motivations of both the employer/insurer as well as the injured worker.
Ms. Smith was admitted to the Georgia Bar and to the Florida Bar. Paula has been “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is also an active member of the Atlanta Lawyers Club. Paula has been privileged to speak at various seminars for The Atlanta Bar Association and the State Board of Workers’ Compensation. Paula received her B.A. degree cum laude from the University of Alabama and obtained her law degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law.
She was born in Birmingham, AL but currently resides in Atlanta.