Meet the expert
After graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Michigan in 1996 while receiving the James B. Angell Scholar award all four years, Marla went on to attend law school at the University of Detroit Mercy where she graduated Cum Laude in 2000. Marla began her career in two major areas of law: Bankruptcy and Real Estate Litigation. Along with her areas of expertise, Marla went on to practice Criminal Law, Personal Injury, General Civil Litigation, Guardianships and Conservatorships which makes up her 20+ years of experience. The Law Firm of Michael J. Smith and Associates is proud to have such a diligent and intelligent attorney to represent our clients and the great people of Michigan.