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Kerry D. Smith

Kerry D. Smith


Kerry was born in Louisville, Kentucky and he received his bachelor’s degree in history cum laude at Western Kentucky University where he was a member of the history honors program.  He earned his Juris Doctor at the University of Kentucky.  While in law school he was a member of the University of Kentucky’s National Moot Court Team that went to the national championship round of the 1988-89 National Moot Court Competition held at and sponsored by the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.  Kerry also was the recipient of the Leland Award for Best Oral Argument during intra-school moot court competition at the University of Kentucky.

Kerry serves as a deacon at his church and he is a past board member of Family Service Society, which is a United Way Agency.  He served three terms as chair of the Kentucky Bar Association Attorneys’ Advertising Commission. Kerry is a past president of the McCracken County Bar Association.

Kerry has a peer review rating of AV® Preeminent in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory.

Areas of Practice
  • Litigation
  • Appeals
  • Eminent Domain
  • Sovereign Immunity Defense
  • Business Law
  • Probate
  • B.A. Western Kentucky University 1986
  • J.D. University of Kentucky 1989
  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • McCracken County Bar Association
  • Western Kentucky University: History Honors Program
  • Western Kentucky University: Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society
  • University of Kentucky: Leland Award for Best Oral Argument
  • University of Kentucky: National Moot Court Team 2nd Place United States

McMurry & Livingston, PLLC was founded by W. Pelham McMurry and Milton M. Livingston, Jr. Today we continue our founders' legacy as the oldest continuous-named law practice in Paducah.

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