Dean Smith


Dean Smith, Esq., has a rich and diverse background, rooted in his upbringing on a working dairy and beef farm in Holly Pond, Alabama.

Education and Early Career

A proud graduate of Saint Bernard Preparatory School in Cullman, AL, Dean furthered his academic pursuits by obtaining a Finance degree from Auburn University. His passion for the law led him to pursue a Juris Doctor from Belmont University College of Law in Nashville, Tennessee. Before joining Fuller, Willingham & Carter, Dean gained valuable experience as a legal intern for NFP Team Scotti in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In this role, he contributed to brokering high-limit disability insurance for Major League Baseball player contracts and played a pivotal role in addressing complex legal issues faced by the MLB.

Professional Journey

In December of 2022, Dean joined Fuller, Willingham & Carter, LLC, marking a significant milestone in his legal career. His diverse experiences and comprehensive legal acumen have positioned him as a valuable asset to the esteemed firm.

Community Engagement

Dean and his wife, Kacie, are active members of Cullman First Baptist Church, demonstrating their strong ties to the local community. Dean takes great pride in representing the exceptional people of Cullman County and North Alabama, showcasing his unwavering commitment to serving the legal needs of the region.

Dean Smith, Esq., continues to uphold the principles of integrity, dedication, and professionalism in his legal practice, making a meaningful impact in the lives of the individuals and community he represents. His diverse background and commitment to community service underscore his esteemed position within the legal sphere.

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