Ayeshinaye Smith

Managing Partner

I am a Tar Heel born and bred. I currently reside in Wendell with my husband, Jerel. Most of my free time involves reading, movies, or spending time with my family.  If I'm not doing one of those things, you can catch me on a flight and posting pictures on social media.  I love new travel ideas!

One of favorite people is my brother Darien. He is one of the reasons that I've always wanted to advocate for others. He has down syndrome and autism and we've learned so much together over the years. Being part of his navigation in life fueled a passion in the rights and education of disabled people. I wrote my dissertation for my Master of Laws degree on the topic of special education reform. 

At Smith Dominguez, I put my experiences to good use. Before law school, I worked in the financial industry. That motivated me to pursue a Master's degree in Trust and Wealth Management to help people with their broader needs. Working for a financial institution taught me the very real ways that your personal life and finances are intertwined.  If something goes wrong in one, the other usually takes a hit too.

Hopefully, you find that there is some way that I, or, our firm, can help you. I want to support you at your beginnings, ends, and everywhere between.

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