Tim Smith & Melissa Blizzard

Selecting the right lawyer for your legal needs is an important decision. The vast majority of our clients at Smith & Blizzard, P.A., are referred to us by people we have represented in the past. To us, a referral is a highest compliment a client can give a lawyer.

We provide a high level of personal service, a thorough understanding of the law, and a commitment to helping our clients meet their personal objectives. Our office is located in Kenansville, North Carolina, across the street from the courthouse.

For 13 years, Timothy Smith was a Duplin County attorney on a contract basis. Since 2005, he has been a Duplin county commissioner. Melissa Blizzard handles child protection and adoption referrals from the North Carolina Division of Social Services in addition to representing clients in family law cases.

For more information about our background and credentials, please click on the following links.

Melissa Blizzard
Timothy W. Smith

Contact Our Kenansville Criminal Defense and Divorce Attorneys

If you have any questions or would like additional information regarding your legal issue, please do not hesitate to contact us. To schedule a consultation with an attorney at our firm, call 910-315-0244 (800-515-2309 toll free) or send us an e-mail. Se habla español.


“NOTE FROM SENIOR PARTNER, TIM SMITH” Over the past 40 years of combined experience, our firm has filed more civil lawsuits in Duplin County than any other firm, resulting in millions of dollars in collections for our clients in the areas of personal injury , child support, workman’s compensation, wrongful death and other civil matters. Additionally, I served as general counsel on contract for Dublin County for nearly 13 years while also maintaining a private practice and presently serve as a commissioner for the county. I have practiced in Dublin for 25 years, 17 of which I have been joined by my partner, Melissa Blizzard Stevens who concentrates on domestic and family law issues and has developed an excellent reputation in this area. We have represented thousands of clients in traffic court, criminal court and domestic court, everything from speeding to first degree murder. Success comes with knowledge of the law and dedication to those you serve, thinking of them when your feet hit the floor each morning. EXPERIENCE IS WHAT GIVES US OUR EGDE. THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR EXPERIENCE!