Mike Smith was raised in Ocala, Florida and graduated from Forest High School. He studied Zoology at the University of Florida, and then attended Stetson University College of Law where he graduated with honors.
Mike began his legal career as an assistant state attorney for the State of Florida. He prosecuted drug dealers and child predators, and was specially appointed as a felony domestic violence prosecutor. During the time he served as a state prosecutor, he conducted over 50 jury trials. Mike is now a litigation attorney at Morgan & Morgan in Orlando.
Mike Smith lives in Winter Garden with his wife Sandra and their two children.