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Biography - Judge Stephen Wm. Smith


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

          University of Virginia School of Law, J.D. 1977.
          Vanderbilt University, B.A. Philosophy 1973.
          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– present; University of Houston Law Center, 2010 – present;
          South Texas College of Law, 2009 – 2013.
          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.
          For a complete listing, click here. Recent publications are available at
          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; 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, 2000-04; American Law Institute Adviser, Police Investigations.
          Born Jackson, Tennessee, 1951.