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Julian Smothers

VP West Lab

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Julian is currently serving as the VP for West Lab Elementary. He was parent volunteering at GIPA events and involved with the German program at his son’s school before he joined the board. He is a practicing attorney, and also has served as an U.S. Army Officer on active duty and the National Guard.

Julian and his family moved to Miami in 2012 after leaving active duty. He is a Partner at the law firm of Simon, Reed & Salazar, where we works as a trial attorney representing individuals, small businesses and Fortune 500 companies in issues involving medical malpractice and premises liability.

From his home town of Detroit Michigan, Julian graduated from Michigan State University in 1997 with a degree in Anthropology, and immediately made his way down to Florida for the sunshine first and foremost, and secondly to attend graduate school at the University of South Florida. He later moved to law school at the University of Florida, graduating in December 2002 and then began his practice as an attorney.

Julian and his wife Linda, who is an Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida have a daughter Mia, and a son Julian, Jr. who is a third grader in the German program at Henry S. West Lab Elementary.


Job Description:  VP West Lab



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