Notables: Nov. 17

November 15, 2013 

Raleigh attorney joins Top 100 organization

Anna E. Smith, daughter of Elizabeth Withers Smith and the late state Rep. Neal Smith Sr. of Salisbury, has become a member of the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 organization. Smith practices criminal defense from her law firm in Raleigh.

Smith graduated from the N.C. School of Arts in 1992. She went on to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she graduated in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in communications. Smith earned her juris doctorate from the Normal Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University. She also studied international human rights and comparative family law at the Notre Dame School of Law in London, England.

HH Architecture hires two designers

Bailey Allred and Caroline Davenport have been hired by full-service design firm HH Architecture. Allred has been hired as a designer, and brings a wide range of design experience to HH Architecture. She has experience on large campuses, historic renovations and fit-ups for science-based users. Her current projects include work with the NCDOT and design of a new local community center.

Davenport has been hired as an interior designer and brings experience in lighting and design for commercial spaces. She is focused on sustainable design and creating spaces that are inviting, functional and energy efficient. For more information about HH Architecture, visit

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