James M. Smart

Bank of America Plaza
800 Market Street
Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO 63101-2501

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Jim is a third-generation lawyer originally from Springfield, Missouri. He studied philosophy and art history during his time at Knox College, a liberal arts school in Galesburg, Illinois. After graduating, he took time off before attending law school. In 2020, Jim graduated with honors from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, where he served on the Law Review’s Editorial Board. Jim has been admitted to practice law in Missouri since 2021.

Academic Honors and Activities
Lead Article Editor of the Lewis & Clark Law Review

More About Jim


  • Lewis & Clark Law School (J.D., Cum Laude, 2020)
  • Knox College (B.A., Philosophy and Art History, 2015)

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri