Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville attorney Yanika Smith-Bartley has been named to the Nashville Electric Service Power Board. Her five year term will expire July 1, 2015. Smith-Bartley serves as Director and Legal Counsel for Asurion Corporation. Previously, Smith-Bartley served as an associate with Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC of Nashville. She also held an associate position with Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP. Active in various civic organizations within the community, Smith-Bartley is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Napier Bar Association and Nashville Bar Association. She has served on the board of the Bethlehem Centers of Nashville and is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Smith-Bartley holds a B.A. from Fisk University and a J.D. from the Vanderbilt University Law School. Nashville Electric Service is one of the 12 largest public electric utilities in the nation, distributing energy to nearly 700,000 customers in Middle Tennessee. For more information about NES, visit www.nespower.com.