Milan Dale Smith Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1942
Birthplace: 
Pendleton, OR
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
Brigham Young University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1966
Name of School - Second: 

University of Chicago Law School

The University of Chicago Law School occupies a unique niche among this country's premier law schools. Located on a residential campus in one of America 's great cities, Chicago offers a rigorous and interdisciplinary professional education that blends the study of law with the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. Students, faculty, and staff form a small, tightly knit community devoted to the life of the mind. Learning is participatory. Chicago does not seek to impose a single viewpoint or style of thought on its students. Instead, our faculty exposes students to contrasting views, confident in students' abilities to choose their own paths.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1969

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Court Name: 

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/18/2006
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