Ted Smith

Senior Partner
Location  Harker Heights, Texas Phone  254-690-5688 Fax  254-690-5685

Central Texans have been represented by Ted Smith for more than 40 years. Ted was an active duty JAG officer at Fort Hood before he opened his first private practice in Killeen in 1976. Since then he has represented thousands of Central Texans by providing solutions to their legal needs. From assisting with the purchase or sale of their family home to assisting them recover for the wrongful death of a loved one, Ted has been there offering his legal expertise at affordable rates. Ted is a fixture in the Central Texas community. He has served as city attorney for Harker Heights; been elected to the Harker Heights City Council; served as chairman of the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce, the Metroplex Hospital Foundation, and the Killeen Food Care Center Board of Directors. He is serving or has served on the Viva Les Artes Society Board of Directors, the Youth Services Bureau, Killeen and Harker Heights Rotary clubs, and Young Life.

honors and awards

  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Distinguished Military Attorney
  • Presidential Citation, State Bar of Texas
  • Liberty Bell Award

professional associations and memeberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Bell-Lampasas-Mills County Bar Association, Member
  • Fort Hood Bar Association, Member
  • Association of the United States Army, Member
  • Killeen-Heights Rotary Club, Member
  • Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee, Member
  • Harker Heights Rotary Club, Member
  • U.S. Army JAG Corps, Chief of Legal Assistance, III Corps and Fort Hood, 1973 – 1976
  • United States Army, Judge Advocate General Officer
  • Killeen Food Care Center, President, 1987 – 1992
  • Harker Heights, Texas, City Attorney, 1987 – 1990
  • Harker Heights, Texas, City Council Member, 1993 – 1997
  • Metroplex Hospital Foundation, Treasurer
  • State Bar Presidential Citation, Recipient, 1991 – Present
  • Metroplex Hospital Foundation, Past Chair
  • Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce, Past Chair

past employment positions

  • U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps, Captain, 1973 – 1976
  • Served as Chief, Fort Hood Legal Assistance Office
  • Founded what is today the Carlson Law Firm, PC in October 1976 (formerly Smith & Carlson, PC)
  • City Attorney for City of Harker Heights, 1989 – 1992
  • Founded the Ted Smith Law Firm, PLLC in January, 2005
  • Founded Ted Smith Law Group, PLLC in August, 2011
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Harker Heights, TX 76548
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