Edward V. Smith III

Graduation Year: 
1960

Edward V. Smith III, Dallas :: was recognized for five decades of service with the Outstanding 50 Year Lawyer Award by the Texas Bar Foundation. He has been a lawyer since 1963 and works as a probate attorney. He is senior counsel for the Stephens-Guthrie law firm in Dallas. He has served as president of the UNT Alumni Association, as a member of the Board of Regents and as chair of the UNT Foundation. He was named a Distinguished Alumnus in 1992. He also has written two suspense novels, The Saracen’s Golden Armor and The Deadly Dying, under the pen name Hawthorne Vance.