Associate Attorney, M.S.W.

Mason T. Smith


Parlaying his experience in social work, the military, and public benefits, Mason T. Smith focuses on wealth transfer planning, long-term care planning, tax planning, and elder law. Mr. Smith is a graduate of the University of Richmond School of Law, where he focused on resolving issues related to taxation, estate planning, and corporate governance through coursework and internships with Dominion Energy and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Mr. Smith was awarded the CALI Award for Excellence in Estate & Gift Tax for achieving the highest grade in his class. Prior to beginning his legal education, Mr. Smith earned his Master of Social Work from the University of South Carolina, where he provided guidance and counseling to at-risk youth, interfaced with Medicaid to ensure the financing of in-home care for foster children, and helped protect the legal rights of persons with disabilities living in care facilities. In this position, Mr. Smith completed extensive Social Security Administration training to receive federal security clearance. He has also served in the US Army, performing as a musician (French Horn) in the band at Fort Jackson, SC, in ceremonies, graduations, and parades across the Southeast.


  • University of Richmond School of Law | Juris Doctor, 2023
  • University of South Carolina | Master of Social Work, 2016
  • University of North Carolina | Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 2009


SC Licensed Master of Social Work (inactive)