Stephen Smith - Capital University Law School

Stephen Smith

Adjunct Professor


  • J.D., summa cum laude, Capital University Law School
  • B.A., Miami University, Ohio


Stephen Smith focuses his practice on representing public entities on economic development, land use planning and general municipal issues. He currently serves as the law director for the City of Grove City and as assistant law director for the City of Dublin. Smith’s practice encompasses all areas of municipal law including zoning and land use, eminent domain, administrative appeals, public records issues, public contracts and law enforcement issues. Smith is a frequent speaker on behalf of the Ohio Municipal League and has testified in front of the Ohio House of Representatives Local Government Committee on numerous local government related issues. He currently helps organize and conduct the accredited training programs at the Ohio Municipal League Mayors Court for Ohio mayors and magistrates and is a former Mayor’s Court Prosecutor.