History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
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.

Education:
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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