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J. D. Kimo Smith

J. D. Kimo Smith, American lawyer, geologist. Bar: South Dakota 1977, Hawaii (United States District Ct) 1977, Texas 1977, Texas (United States District Court (northern district)) 1978, (United States Court Appeals (9th circuit)) 1979, California 1980, (United States Supreme Court) 1981, (United States District Court Colorado) 1982, Wyoming 1982, (United States Court Appeals (8th circuit)) 1982, Oklahoma 1983, Louisiana 1985.

Background

  • Smith, J. D. Kimo was born on January 1, 1948 in Wiesbaden, Germany. Arrived in United States, 1949. Son of James David and Bliss Althea (Brady) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Psychology, University Hawaii, 1969. Bachelor in Geology and Geophysics, University Hawaii, 1969. Master of Science in Geology and Geophysics, University South Dakota, 1972.

      Juris Doctor, University South Dakota, 1976. Master of Laws, Southern Methodist University, 1980.

    Career

    • Geologist, United States Geological Survey, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1972—1974. General counsel Kentron International Inc., Dallas, 1977—1981. Attorney, landman American Quasar Petroleum, Denver, 1981—1982.

      Sole practice law, since 1982. Vice president, general counsel American Resources Management Corporation, Salt Lake City, 1983. Bar examiner Board Law Examiners, Colorado.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: South Dakota 1977, Hawaii (United States District Ct) 1977, Texas 1977, Texas (United States District Court (northern district)) 1978, (United States Court Appeals (9th circuit)) 1979, California 1980, (United States Supreme Court) 1981, (United States District Court Colorado) 1982, Wyoming 1982, (United States Court Appeals (8th circuit)) 1982, Oklahoma 1983, Louisiana 1985.

    Membership

    Counselor Waikiki Drug Clinic, Honolulu, 1967—1971. Volunteer Hawaii Blood Bank, 1968—1972. Big brother Big Brothers of Dallas, 1978.

    Member of American Bar Association.

    Connections

    • father: James David Smith
    • mother: Bliss Althea (Brady) Smith
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    Born January 1, 1948
    (age 69)
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