Kendra K. Smith


Kendra Smith joined Hall & Evans’ Employment and Public Entity practice groups as an associate in 2017. Ms. Smith recently relocated to Colorado after practicing in Chicago, Illinois, at a boutique civil rights employment law firm. She litigates on behalf of her clients in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Ms. Smith is experienced in settlements, separations, severances, contracts, workplace accommodations, and medical leaves. She also represents clients during internal investigations and in resolving hostile work environments.

While attending law school, Ms. Smith was awarded the Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize, an honor given to a student that “exemplifies a commitment to pursue a career in Labor and Employment Law with a pioneer spirit and willingness to take the initiative wherever possible and a generous attitude toward helping those in need.”

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2017
  • Illinois, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit


Denver Office
1001 17th Street
Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202


JD: Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2011
Certificate: Labor and Employment Law, 2011
BS: University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2008, Legal Studies, Phi Beta Kappa with Distinction


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Career Distinctions & Honors
  • Sandra P. Zemm Labor Practice Prize, 2011
  • CALI Awards: Legal Writing, 2009
Articles // Publications // Presentations // Webinars
  • Presenter, “Legal Hot Topics Webinar,” ALFA International, September 2018