Ambur C. Smith


Ambur’s practice focuses on commercial finance and banking, allowing her to serve both community and national lending institutions as it relates to corporate governance and a wide range of commercial real estate loan and general corporate transactions.

Most recently, Ambur has conducted extensive research as it relates to hemp and marijuana legislation to assist clients navigate an evolving legal landscape and apply for licenses to operate marijuana dispensaries in states where both medical and recreational adult-use marijuana have been legalized.

Prior to joining Dinsmore, she gained experience in international negotiation and representation as an intern for the Legal Resources Center, South Africa’s largest nonprofit legal clinic, and as a member of Georgetown’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic.

She is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and Hampton University.


  • Georgetown University Law Center  (J.D., 2018)
    • The Women of Color Collective, president
    • The Black Law Students Association, attorney general
    • The Student Bar Association, delegate
    • 2018 Dean’s Certificate
  • Hampton University  (B.A., cum laude, 2015)
    • Political Science
    • The Student Government Association, vice president
    • The Greer Dawson Wilson Student Leadership Program
    • Phi Alpha Delta

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Diversity and Inclusion and Social Committee (Young Lawyers Section)
  • Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati (BLAC), Community Action Committee
  • Greater Cincinnati Minority Counsel Program (GCMCP), Programming Committee