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Douglas S. Smith
  • Associate
  • Associate
Baton Rouge, LA

Douglas S. Smith, Jr. is an associate with Olinde & Mercer, L.L.C. He is a 2013 graduate of Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, where he received his juris doctor degree and graduate degree in comparative law. While in law school, Mr. Smith was named to the Chancellor's List and participated in the LSU Law Mentor Program and the LSU Law Football Club. He also served as the law clerk for the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board. He received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Louisiana State University in 2009 where he was named to the Dean's List.

Mr. Smith is admitted to and actively practices before all Louisiana State and Federal District Courts as well as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

He graduated cum laude from Jesuit High School located in New Orleans, Louisiana. While attending high school, Mr. Smith achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement attainable in the Boy Scouts of America. He was named a National High School Coaches Association All-American, was a member of the 2004 and 2005 Louisiana Division I Wrestling State Championship Teams, and was an individual 2005 Louisiana Division I Wrestling State Runner-Up.

Mr. Smith resides in Port Allen, Louisiana where he is an active member of the community. He volunteers at Port Allen Elementary School, participating in programs such as Real Men Read and Donuts with Dad.

Mr. Smith is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Krewe of Endymion.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial and Civil Litigation
  • Emergency Service Representation
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Personal Injury & Insurance Defense
  • Construction Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2013


  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2013
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.S. - 2009
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Eagle Scout
  • Dean's List
  • Chancellor's List

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Lousiana State Bar Association, 2013

Past Employment Positions

  • Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board , Law Clerk

Pro Bono Activities

  • Real Men Read
  • Donuts with Dad
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Serving A Range Of Clients Statewide

We work hard to meet the needs of individuals and organizations throughout Louisiana, including emergency service providers, employers, property owners and people who have been injured or sued over others’ injuries. Our practice areas are varied and far-reaching, from commercial litigation to civil rights and admiralty and maritime law matters.