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Judge Stephen Wm. Smith
Biography  



 

 

Judge Stephen Wm. Smith
was reappointed to his second term as
United States Magistrate Judge
on July 22, 2012.

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Education

          University of Virginia School of Law, J.D. 1977.
          Vanderbilt University, B.A. Philosophy 1973.

Work

          Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston, 2004–.
Adjunct Professor of Law, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, 2011–; University of Houston Law Center, 2010-; South Texas College of Law, 2009.
          Attorney, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Houston, Texas, 1978–2004. (Board certified, Labor and Employment Law 1985).
          Law Clerk, United States Court of Claims, Washington D.C., 1977-78.

Editorial Boards

          Federal Courts Law Review, 2008-.
          Virginia Law Review, 1975-77.
          Virginia Journal of International Law, 1975–76.

Publications

          For a complete listing, click here. Recent publications are available at http://ssrn.com/author=585899.

Membership

          Federal Bar Association; Federal Magistrate Judges Association; State Bar of Texas; Houston Bar Foundation; Criminal Justice Act Selection Committee, Southern District of Texas, Houston-Galveston Divisions, 2005–; ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Employee Benefits Committee, 2002-04; Houston Management Lawyers Forum, Chair 1985-86; Pro Bono College, State Bar of Texas, 2000-2004.

Personal

          Born Jackson, Tennessee, 1951.