This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.

Tyler Nicole Smith

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Staff Attorney
Los Angeles CA
Tyler Nicole Smith is a staff attorney at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles for Project imPACT, a wraparound reentry program providing legal services, behavioral health services, job training, and job placement to Los Angeles residents who are currently on probation and parole. Before joining the LAFLA team, Ms. Smith was a staff attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Orange County, focusing on post-conviction relief. Before beginning her career in nonprofit legal services, Ms. Smith served as a criminal defense attorney defending adult and juvenile defendants in misdemeanor and felony drug and theft cases. Ms. Smith obtained her bachelor’s degree in Economics from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA, and received her Juris Doctorate with a concentration in Trial and Appellate Advocacy from Suffolk University Law School, in Boston, MA.