• Kim Michael
    Kim Michael Senior Paralegal

    Kim is a Senior Paralegal at Smith, Barden & Wells, PC and handles all office management duties. She joined the firm in 1986 and has been a fixture ever since. Kim is the go-to person for all paralegal needs, and she trains new staff on the inner workings of the firm.

    Kim graduated from Midlothian High School and has lived in the Midlothian area with her husband, Billy. Her daughter, Jessica, graduated from Longwood University and has worked at Smith, Barden & Wells, PC over the years. Coming from a large family of 5 siblings has taught Kim to multitask and prioritize to get any job completed.

    When Kim is not at the office, she is an avid tennis player and love to be outside with her two dogs, Aly and Maddie. Maddie has been coming to the office since she was a puppy and serves at the firm “greeter”.

  • Jessica Michael
    Jessica Michael Legal Assistant

    Jessica joined Smith, Barden & Wells, PC in February 2019, although she also worked at the office during high school and breaks from college. She runs the front desk, answers the phone, and assists the attorneys with drafting documents, appointments, etc.

    Jessica graduated from Longwood University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies: Mass Media and a minor in Graphic Design. She uses her communication and design skills to create marketing materials and run the firm’s social media channels. Jessica also owns a web design company, FISHWINK, who redesigned the new SBW website that launched in 2018.

    When Jessica is not at the office, she loves going to see live music, trying new restaurants, and taking long walks with her fiancé and their Golden Retriever, Jackson.