History of the Federal Judiciary

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Smith, Milan Dale Jr.
Born 1942 in Pendleton, OR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2006, to a seat vacated by A. Wallace Tashima. Confirmed by the Senate on May 16, 2006, and received commission on May 18, 2006.

Brigham Young University, B.A., 1966
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1969-2006
President and general counsel, Los Angeles [California] Building Authority, 1983-2006
Vice chairman, California Fair Employment and Housing Commission, 1987-1991


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