Committee Bio

Asha Smith

Office Address
The Legal Aid Society
260 East 161st St., 10th Fl.
Bronx, NY 10451-3532

Phone: 718-579-8951

Asha Smith is a staff attorney at The Legal Aid Society, representing indigent defendants at a variety of court proceedings, including hearings, conferences and trials.  She collects background information concerning the client and offense, interviews clients and witnesses and investigates cases to prepare for court proceedings, and prepares meetings and briefs.  Ms. Smith also negotiates with assistant district attorneys to secure favorable dispositions for clients. 

Ms. Smith is also a member of NYCLA’s Immigration and Nationality Law Committee and a past participant of the Summer Minority Judicial Internship program.  She is a graduate of New York Law School.