Milan Dale Smith

Hon. Milan Dale Smith Jr.
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Address: The James R. Browning Courthouse
95 7th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 355-8000
Web site:

Position Bar Admissions Education
Honors Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
Circuit Judge, since May 18, 2006

Appointed by George W. Bush
Bar Admissions:
California, 1970
District of Columbia, 1978
U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1970
U.S. Supreme Court, 1977
U.S. Tax Court, 1978
University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 1969
Honors: National Honor Scholar,1966-1969

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1966
Honors: cum laude

Published Works:
The Dickey Report on Syndication (Co-Author), 8 Real Property Probate & Trusts Journal 439, 1973

Honors and Awards:
Marquis Who's Who in American Law

Member, Hinton Moot Court Committee, 1968-1969

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1970 - 2006

State Bar of California

Brigham Young University Alumni Association, 1982 - 1986
Board of Directors

Informed Voters League, Founding President

Past Employment Positions:
O'Melveny & Myers, Los Angeles, California, Associate, 1969 - 1972

California Fair Employment and Housing Commission, Vice Chairman, 1987 - 1991

Los Angeles State Building Authority, California, President-General Counsel, 1983 - 2006

Smith Crane Robinson & Parker (Previously Smith & Hilbig), Managing Partner, 1972 - 2006

Private Practice, 1969 - 2006

Birth Information:
1942, Pendleton, Oregon, United States of America

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