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Meet Autumn E. Smith!

Posted by Victor J. Torres | Sep 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Meet Autumn E. Smith

Autumn is a recent graduate of the University of Idaho School of Law and is excited to be a part of the Law Offices of Torres & Haroldson as a new Associate Attorney as the office continues to grow.

Autumn's undergraduate degree is in Social Work. Autumn also has experience as a family law legal assistant for nearly four years prior to becoming an attorney where she integrated her compassionate nature to help others within the legal field.

Currently, her practice focuses on family law and Estate Planning.

Personal Background

Autumn graduated from Snohomish County Christian Highschool, located in Mountlake Terrace, in 2001. After completing her first two years of college at Shoreline Community College, she attended the University of Montana where she majored in Social Work and minored in Psychology. When she graduated, she returned the Pacific Northwest and met her partner and started a family. After obtaining her paralegal certificate and working as a legal assistant for nearly 4 years, Autumn decided to attend law school. Pursuant to that desire, her partner and child moved with her to Moscow, Idaho, where she attended the University of Idaho College of Law, and graduated with her J.D. in 2020 in the top 20% of her class. Autumn again returned to the Pacific Northwest to build her legal career and reputation within her home region.

When not helping others with their legal needs, Autumn enjoys spending time with her family and enjoys kayaking, backpacking, hiking and anything related to the great outdoors.

Serious Q & A

We sat down with Autumn to see if we could dig deeper and get to know her a little better.  Here's what we found out . . . .

Q:  On average, how many times a week do you hurt herself trying to dance in the shower?
A:  I generally only sing in the shower. Less chance of injury.

Q:  What's the most money you've ever drunkenly spent at McDonald's?
A:  I haven't eaten at McDonalds since I was in my early 20's. I am vegan.

Q:  On a scale of 1 to 10, how intolerable do you find baby pictures on Facebook?
A:  I love babies! Post all the pictures!

Q:  How many bowls of cereal do you eat every single day and why aren't you eating more?
A:  Does Oatmeal count? I eat Oatmeal a few times a week. I would like to eat more and don't know why I don't eat more.

Q:  Who would you let punch you directly in the face?
A:  I don't know. A child maybe?

Q:  How many days have you gone without showering?
A:  10…I was on an off-the-grid kayaking trip. I did dip in the saltwater though. Does that count?  (Interviewer responds, "I'm going to say no.").

Q:  How old were you when you realized Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny probably never actually new one another in real life?
A:  I have no idea.

Q:  Can you fit your whole fist in your mouth?
A:  I have never tried.

Q:  What's your favorite flavor of Skittle?
A:  I haven't eaten Skittles since I was a teenager. I don't remember.

Q:  How many sandwiches have you eaten off the floor?
A:  Zero.

Q:  How many bottles of wine have you finished without ever actually pouring any of the wine into a glass?
A:  None.

Q:  Who was your favorite Power Ranger?
A:  I don't know the names of the Power Rangers.  (Interviewer:  Nobody knows the names, just the colors...she definitely did NOT watch Power Rangers).

Q:  What did you do the night Whitney Houston died?
A:  I don't remember.

Q:  How many donuts are you capable of eating in one sitting?
A:  If they are vegan/gluten free donuts, I could eat a lot. Maybe 10.

Q:  Who was your favorite Spice Girl?
A:  Sporty Spice.

Q:  How violently did you have to fight the urge to scream when you hear the ice cream truck coming?
A:  I just sing along to the song the truck is blaring. It is usually a catchy song.

Q:  Say there's like a whole box of Teddy Grahams in a room all by themselves. Say I left them there and told you not to eat any until I got back. How long would it take you to disobey my wishes?
A:  Never. I don't eat Teddy Grahams. If you were to leave vegan/gluten free Teddy Grahams, then it would take only seconds.

Q:  How many Taylor Swift songs do you actually listen to every single day?
A:  I can't say that I know any Taylor Swift songs off the top of my head.

Q:  How long after you feel full do you keep eating for?
A:  I stop eating when I am full.

Q:  How many hours after getting paid does it take you to spend your entire pay check?
A:  72 hours if I am lucky. Those pesky bills really get in the way.

Q:  Do you agree that Harry Potter was a huge a-hole and probably the least exciting character in the entire series?
A:  No. But Hermione was superior character by far.

Q:  How many people do you fall in love with every day?
A:  None.

Q:  How many friendships have you ruined because you refused to play a game of Monopoly mercifully?
A:  None. I love playing Monopoly. Especially Star Wars Monopoly.

Q:  What do you do when a baby just stares at you in public? Like, doesn't even blink, just maintains intense, aggressive eye contact with their baby face. What do you do?  WHAT DO YOU DO IN THIS SITUATION?
A:  Talk baby-talk to the baby.

Q:  What is your favorite kind of cookie?
A:  Vegan Snickerdoodle Cookie.

Q:  How long do you wait after finishing your first plate of food before getting a second plate of food?
A:  Depends what I ate on the first plate.

Q:  When you're at a buffet, how many trays of food do you start off with?
A:  I don't do buffets.

Q:  What's the weirdest place you've ever unintentionally vomited?
A:  On the Ferry from Friday Harbor.

Q:  What's the weirdest place you've ever intentionally vomited?
A:  See above.

Q:  If I gave you $10 bucks to go buy me chocolate milk, and it only cost $3, would you bring me all the change or would you tell me it was actually $10? Because I'll know. I'll know chocolate mile doesn't cost that much.
A:  I would definitely give you back all the change.

Q:  How many seconds would it take you to eat this entire block of cheese?
A:  I don't eat cheese.

Q:  Have you ever found the image of a biblical figure on a piece of toast?
A:  Not that I can recall.

Q:  How long does it take you to scroll through Facebook before giving up?
A:  3 minutes or less.

Q:  Who do you just hate the most?
A:  I'm not a hateful person.

Q:  Do you think Zac Efron is really nice in real life or does he just walk around with his abs out telling people to go fetch him vegetables?
A:  He seems like a nice guy.

Q:  What's your favorite thing to order from the Olive Garden?
A:  I don't eat at the Olive Garden.

Q:  How many times does it take for you to listen to a song that you love before you actually hate it instead?
A:  I never get tired of the songs I love.

Q:  Do you ever stop and think about the number of soiled diapers in the world? Like. Whoa. Am I right?
A:  Yes. Which is why we used clothe diapers!

Q:  Have you ever started petting a really fluffy dog and just gotten very overwhelmed by how fluffy this dog is?
A:  I do love dogs. But I am not sure if overwhelmed would be the right description for my feelings regarding their fluffiness.

Q:  Finally, and this one is important, so please pay attention. What do you think cats dream about?
A:  Enslaving their owners.

And, there you have it everyone.  Now, we all know Autumn just a little bit better!  In all seriousness, we at Torres & Haroldson are lucky to have her and enjoy her being part of our team.

About the Author

Victor J. Torres

Victor J. Torres is an attorney serving Maple Valley-Covington-Black Diamond and surrounding areas, and practices primarily in the areas of personal injury,employment discrimination, and business disputes.

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