History of the Federal Judiciary

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Smith, Charles Lynwood Jr.
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.

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


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