Ginny Smith is a senior faculty assistant and process improvement specialist who provides administrative, legal, and research support to senior-level faculty as well as develops and revises business operations processes. She joined the Stanford Law School staff in 2014 after a brief time in the nuclear power industry. Before that, she spent time as a graduate student victim advocate serving as an intermediary between victims and witnesses and the Virginia Commonwealth attorneys in and out of court.
Ginny was previously the Chair of TIPS (Team for Improving Productivity at Stanford) and is now a Core Member, Committee Lead, and Peer Mentor for the Stanford Administrative Champions Team. She is an active California Notary Public and has held that role since 2016.
Ginny has a B.A. in Criminology and a second B.A. in Psychology both from Auburn University, and an M.S. in Criminal Justice from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is also a published author, contributing two articles to The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, First Edition, Edited by Jay S. Albanese.