Smith, a native of Algiers, is a graduate of Southern University and Southern University Law Center. He is a former New Orleans Assistant City Attorney and is currently the managing member of Bobbie C. Smith Attorney at Law, LLC. Smith, who works daily representing clients in Municipal and Traffic Court, also practices in Civil District Court and Criminal District Court.
Smith has also served as an Ad Hoc Judge in Municipal and Traffic Court. Smith, a 13-year USAR veteran, is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. He participates in blood drives, Thanksgiving and Christmas giveaways, and public health and domestic violence initiatives. Smith is also an animal lover and avid supporter of the of Louisiana SPCA.