Name : Victoria Smith
Age : 56
Place of residence : Orinda
Attended college : Yes
College : U C Berkeley
Degree : B.A.
Year of graduation : 1978
University : Hastings College of the law
Degree : J.D.
Year of graduation : 1981
Job titles held : Attorney
Employers : Law Offices of Victoria Robinson Smith
Party affiliation : Other
Party affiliation : Council is Non-Partisan
Running for a: Local office
Running for position: Orinda City Council
First elected: 31 October 2004
Previous elective offices : none
Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : none
Address P.O. Box 2214
Name : Alex Evans
Title : Campaign Manager
Website : www.voteforvictoria.org
Victoria Robinson Smith grew up in Silicon Valley and graduated from U.C. Berkeley and Hastings College of the Law. As an attorney, Victoria assists individuals and businesses in real estate transactions and dispute resolution. Victoria has been married for 34 years to Wick Smith, and they are the parents of Will and Daniel, products of Orinda's fine schools and both now in graduate school. Twenty-four years ago, when their children were small, Victoria and Wick Smith moved back to his home town of Orinda. They became involved in Scouts, OYA sports, and the schools. Victoria served as a Parent's Club board member at Sleepy Hollow, Wagner Ranch, OIS and Miramonte. Seventeen years ago, Victoria moved her law practice to Orinda and became an active member of the Orinda Chamber of Commerce. Victoria served as the President of the Women's Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association, and as the Appointee of Former Supervisor Gayle Uilkema on the Contra Costa County Family and Children's Trust Committee, which allocates funds for the prevention and treatment of child abuse. Victoria served on the City of Orinda Planning Commission from 2003-2004. Victoria was elected to the Orinda City Council in 2004, and served as Vice-Mayor in 2007 and 2010, and Mayor in 2008 and 2011. Victoria serves on the Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority, and was Chair of the Board in 2010. Victoria also currently serves on the Executive Board of the Contra Costa County Mayor's Conference, as Liaison to the Orinda Chamber of Commerce and the Moraga-Orinda Fire District, and on the City of Orinda Library Steering Committee, Senior Housing Sub-Committee and on the Audit and Finance Committee.