Brooke Smith grew up in the Columbus, Indiana, area. She attended Indiana University Purdue University – Columbus and graduated from Indiana University Purdue University–Indianapolis. Staying in Indianapolis, Ms. Smith attended Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis. While in law school, Ms. Smith served as an intern at the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, but spent a majority of her law school years working as a legal clerk at Keffer Barnhart LLP. Ms. Smith has continued her work at Keffer Barnhart LLP after becoming an attorney. Having been mentored by each of Keffer Barnhart LLP’s partners, Ms. Smith practices in diverse areas of law including civil rights, criminal law, family law, administrative law, and personal injury law.