Erica K. Smith

Erica K. Smith, the Violence Against Women Training Attorney, has a background in criminal prosecution, including adult and child sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, child abuse, and elder abuse.  Ms. Smith worked as an Assistant Prosecutor at the Oakland County Prosecutor's Office for 11 years, with the last 5 1/2 years as a Special Prosecutor in their Special Victims Section. While in that division, Ms. Smith handled preliminary examinations, motions, warrant review, jury trials, and sentencings. Ms. Smith has also provided training to cadets at Oakland Community College in the area of domestic violence and stalking.  Ms. Smith is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, and received her law degree at Michigan State University Law School, where she specialized in Child and Family Advocacy.