The Board of Directors for Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County is pleased to announce that Jennifer Smith has joined the organization as executive director commencing July, 2018. She succeeds Molora Vadnais, who has served as executive director since 2014.
Ms. Smith holds a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Santa Barbara and a juris doctor from University of California, Davis with a certificate in Public Service. She began her legal career working on a special Health Rights project for Legal Services of Northern California in Sacramento. Upon her return to Santa Barbara County, Ms. Smith worked in all three legal aid offices and represented clients in a wide variety of matters, including: domestic v […] View