Carol Z. Smith

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Firm: Dysart Taylor
700 West 47th Street
Suite 410
Kansas City MO 64112
United States

Carol Smith is an experienced litigator, committed to obtaining great results for her clients. Carol is a well-known attorney in matters involving surety, fidelity and construction claims.

Carol is the current chair of the ABA TIPS Fidelity and Surety Law Committee. She was a co-editor of Bond Default Manual, 4th Ed. and a contributing author to, among others, The Surety’s Indemnity Agreement: Law and Practice, 2nd Ed., The Contract Bond Surety’s Subrogation Rights, Managing and Litigating the Complex Surety Case, 3rd Ed., and Annotated Commercial Crime Insurance Policy, 3d Ed. She sits on the board of directors of the Surety Claims Institute and is a regular speaker on various topics in the industry.

Thirty years into practice, Carol works with some of the largest surety and fidelity underwriters in the country. Taking a collaborative approach, Carol strives to ensure her work is in the best interest of her clients and the industry as a whole.

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