Re-Elect Grasford Smith


“Grasford demonstrates a deep commitment to the Palm Beach County community and legal industry. I believe that his leadership will continue to positively contribute to the PBCBA in support of its members and mission.”

Scott G. Hawkins 2011-2012 Florida Bar President, 2000-2001 PBCBA President, Jones Foster Vice Chair

Leadership Experience & Affiliations

Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter National Bar Association
President Elect, 2018-2019
Vice President, 2017-2018

Black Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County
President Elect, 2019-Present
Board Member, 2014-Present

The Florida Bar 15th Circuit Grievance Committee 15E
Vice Chair, 2019-Present
Member, 2017-Present

Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity
President, Epsilon Lambda Boule, 2019-Present

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
National Associate General Counsel, 2018-Present

Palm Beach County School District
Sales Tax Oversight Committee Member, 2017-Present

NYU Law Alumni of Color Association
Advisory Board, 2017-Present
Board Member, 2006-2016

Palm Beach County Bar Association
Board Member, 2016-Present
Transaction Law Committee Chair, 2013-2014

Economic Council of Palm Beach County Emerging Leaders
Member, 2016-Present

Anquan Boldin Foundation
Board Member & General Counsel, 2015-Present

National Bar Association
Minority Partners in Majority Law Firms Division, Vice-Chair, 2014-Present
Parliamentarian, 2014-2015

Florida Bar Civil Procedure Rules Committee
Member, 2014-2017

Urban League of Palm Beach County
General Counsel, 2013-Present
Board Member, 2013-Present

Florida Bar Leadership Academy
Inaugural Graduate, 2013-2014

Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
Board Member, 2011-Present

F. Malcolm Cunningham Sr. Bar Association
President, 2010-2011

Honors & Distinctions

Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2019

Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Peer Review Rated, 2013-Present

South Florida Legal Guide, Top Up and Comer, 2018

NYU Law Alumni of Color Association, 40 Under 40 Rising Stars, 2018

Anquan Boldin Foundation, Service Award, 2018

Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2013-2016

Daily Business Review, Rising Star, 2015

National Black Lawyers, Top 100 Lawyers, 2015

Legacy Palm Beach Magazine, South Florida’s Most Powerful Black Professionals in Business, 2013

National Bar Association, Nation’s Best Advocates, 40 Under 40, 2011

F. Malcolm Cunningham Sr. Bar Association, Member of the Year, 2011