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Fleet, Smith & Freeman

Whitney Smith Esq.

Whitney Smith brings more to the table than just her extensive experience in estate planning and probate. She is also raising young children in a blended family. This background helps her connect with a wide variety of clients to help them feel comfortable with her.

Location: Shalimar, Florida
Phone: 850-651-4006
Fax: 850-651-5006
Email: Email Me

Whitney Smith first joined Fleet, Smith & Freeman in 2005. She is currently a shareholder in the firm. Her practice mostly focuses on estate planning for families with children. However, she also takes on fiduciary disputes and will contests. 

She grew up in Destin, Florida, and graduated from Fort Walton Beach High School. She received her B.S. degree with honors from the University of West Florida in 2002. Then, in 2005, she earned her law degree (Cum Laude) from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. After graduation, she decided that there was no better place to start her career and raise a family than back home!

At home, Whitney has two young children. Her husband is a chiropractor who also serves in the Army National Guard. They love their community and love being active members in it. Currently, Whitney Smith serves in the Florida Bar Association, Okaloosa Bar Association, Ft. Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, and the Mardi Gras Club of Ft. Walton Beach. Previously, she was a member of the Rotary Club of Ft. Walton Beach and American Business Women’s Association of Fort Walton Beach. In 2021, the Krewe of Bowlegs crowned her as their the sixty-sixth Queen. 

Additionally, Whitney strongly supports the local military. She has previously been an Honorary Commander for the 36 EWS, 53 EWG and the 53 Wing at Eglin Air Force Base.  Currently, Whitney Smith is the Honorary Commander for the 4th Battalion at the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne.) She is also the Air Combat Command Civic Leader for the 53d Wing at Eglin Air Force Base.

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Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Fiduciary, Wills and Trust Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2005


  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. cum laude – 2005
  • University of West Florida
    • B.S. – 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Okaloosa-Walton Bar Association, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Rotary Club of Fort Walton Beach, Member
  • American Business Women’s Association, Member
  • Emerald Coast Marine Institute, Member