FORT LAUDERDALE, FL—Alison Smith, attorney at Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, was named President-Elect of the Broward County Bar Association (BCBA). Smith will be the first woman of color in the organization’s 95-year history to be elected to this position. And in 2022, when Smith will automatically ascend to the presidency of BCBA she will be the first woman of color to serve as the organization’s president.
Within BCBA, Smith has previously served as Chairperson of the Government Law Section, Co-Chairperson of the Bench and Bar Convention, and Secretary and Treasurer on the Executive Committee. She has also developed Ignite Your Passion, a BCBA program in partnership with Broward College. The program focuses on exposing minority students to professionals in an effort to provide guidance, support and encouragement.