A native of Sonoma County, Ms. Bateman Smith provides skilled legal services that include a listening ear for clients and a strong knowledge of courtroom operations. Many years of employment with the Sonoma County Superior Court gives her a unique perspective on the courts and the practical side of practicing law. With all clients, Roz performs as an advocate with an assertive force with the opposing side balanced by a compassionate heart for the clients and children of clients. In addition, Ms. Bateman Smith works will a variety of clients regardless of gender, race or sexual preference.

Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Custody and Visitation
  • Child and Spousal Support
  • Domestic Violence Restraining Orders


  • Santa Rosa Junior College, A.S., A.A
  • Empire College School of Law, J.D. 2012


  • Sonoma County Family Law Steering Committee - 2014-present
  • Sonoma County Bar Association- Family Law Section, Barristers Section, LGBT Section
  • State Bar of California - Family Law Section
  • American Bar Association
  • Sonoma County Women in Law
  • Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsBay Area Regional Subcommittee - 2015-present
  • Sonoma County Family Law Education Committee - 2013-present
  • Sonoma County Family Law Rules and Best Practices Committee - 2015-present
  • Redwood Empire Collaborative Law Council - 2015-present
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts - 2013-present
  • BNI - Business Network International - 2014-present
  • Sonoma County Women in Law - 2011-present
  • National Association of Professional Women - 2015-present
  • Mediation panelist with RECOURSE Mediation Services - 2013-present

Contact Roz today

Telephone: 707-284-2380
Email: rbs@provlaw.com