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Name Smith, Charles Lynwood Jr.
City Huntsville
State AL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=2211

Smith, Charles Lynwood Jr.
Born 1943 in Talladega, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U. ... read more
For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=2211

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.

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



This additional biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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.

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

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-AL-0003 : Gooden v. Worley
EE-AL-0097 : United States v. Jefferson County
IM-AL-0002 : Hall v. White
JC-AL-0016 : Mumpower v. Shelby County


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