Jacob W. Smith

Associate Columbus
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Jacob focuses his practice in domestic relations law. This includes complex divorce and custody litigation involving child custody matters, establishment and enforcement of child and spousal support, property division and establishment of paternity.

In addition to his Domestic Relations practice, Jacob advises clients on probate and fiduciary litigation, probate and trust administration, and estate planning. Jacob owned and operated his own law office prior to joining Taft in 2017.

Jacob currently serves as a member of Taft’s Associate Advisory Group. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Capital University Law School and his Bachelor’s Degree at The Ohio State University, where he was a Humanities’ Scholar and a Phi Alpha Theta, National History Honor Society, Zeta Chapter member.


  • Capital University Law School (2009)
  • The Ohio State University (2006)


  • State - Ohio
  • Federal - Southern District of Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • Columbus Bar Association


  • Ohio State Bar Association


Community Involvement

  • The Open Shelter Inc.

    Board Member
    Personnel Committee Chair