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Charles Lynwood Smith Jr

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Summary

Born 1943 in Talladega, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Nominated by William J. Clinton on December 8, 1995, to a seat vacated by E.B. Haltom, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 1995, and received commission on December 26, 1995. Assumed senior status on August 31, 2013.

Education:
University of Alabama, B.A., 1966
Rutgers University, M.A., 1967
University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1971

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Frank H. McFadden, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama, 1971-1972
Private practice, Huntsville, Alabama, 1972-1981
Lecturer in political science, University of Alabama, 1972-1976
Judge, Madison County [Alabama] District Court, 1981
Judge, Alabama Circuit Court, Twenty-Third Judicial Circuit, 1981-1995

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
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Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
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Assumed senior status on August 31, 2013.
Judge
Alabama Circuit Court, Twenty-Third Judicial Circuit
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Judge
Madison County [Alabama] District Court
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Attorney
Private Practice
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Lecturer in political science
University of Alabama
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Law Clerk
Hon. Frank H. McFadden, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
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Education
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
J.D. (1971)
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Rutgers University
M.A. (1967)
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University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
B.A. (1966)
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Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
Hugo L. Black United States Courthouse
1729 5th Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Telephone: (205) 278-1700