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Paul Burton Smyth

Paul Burton Smyth, American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1974, District of Columbia 1975, United States District Court District of Columbia, 1980, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1985.

Background

  • Smyth, Paul Burton was born on August 15, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Benjamin Burton and Florence Elizabeth (Tomlinson) Smyth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Trinity College, 1971. Juris Doctor, Boston College, 1974.

    Career

    • With Department Interior, 1974—2010. Of counsel Perkins Coie LLP, Washington, since 2010. Deputy associate solicitor for energy and resources Office of Hearings & Appeals, Washington, 1987—1993, acting director, 1993—1994, deputy associate solicitor for land and water resources, 1995—2007, counselor to solicitor, 2007—2009, associate solicitor, division mineral resources, 2009—2010.

      Lecturer environmental law George Washington University Law School, Washington, 1997—2001.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Connecticut 1974, District of Columbia 1975, United States District Court District of Columbia, 1980, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1985.

    Works

    • Editor: Federal Reclamation and Related Laws Annotated, Reclamation Reform Act Compilation, 1982-1988. Contributor articles to legal publications.

    Membership

    Board directors EcoVoce, since 1998. Trustee Rocky Mtn. Mineral Law Foundation, 1999—2001. Member American Bar Association (council 1991-1994, budget officer 1994-1998, secretary natural resources, energy and environmental law, executive editor National Resources and the Environmental 1989-1991).

    Connections

    • Married Denise Elaine Freeland, May 31, 1975.
    • father: Benjamin Burton Smyth
    • mother: Florence Elizabeth (Tomlinson) Smyth
    • spouse: Denise Elaine Freeland
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    Born August 15, 1949
    (age 68)
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