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Gregory Dale Smith

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Gregory Dale Smith, American lawyer, judge. Bar: Tennessee, Supreme Court of the United States Court, United States Court Appeals (federal crct.), United States Court Military Appeals, United States District Court (middle, eastern and western districts) Tennessee, Army Court of Military Review, United States Court Veterinary Appeals.

Background

Smith, Gregory Dale was born on February 1, 1963 in Knoxville. Son of James C. and Essie Pearl (Norman) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Middle Tennessee State University, 1985. Juris Doctor, Cumberland Law School, 1988.

Career

Municipal magistrate City of Birmingham, Alabama, 1987-1988. Associate Marks, Marks & Shell, Clarksville, Tennessee, 1988-1989. Juvenile referee Montgomery County Juvenile Court, 1992-1995.

Associate Richardson & Richardson, 1989-1993. Private practice, since 1993. Municipal judge Pegram, Tennessee, 2004—2006.

Adjunct professor Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, 1989-1993. Lecturer in field; hearing officer Tennessee Board Professional, 1993-2001. Municipal judge, Pleasant View, Tennessee, since 1997., Pegram Tennessee, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Bar: Tennessee, Supreme Court of the United States Court, United States Court Appeals (federal crct.), United States Court Military Appeals, United States District Court (middle, eastern and western districts) Tennessee, Army Court of Military Review, United States Court Veterinary Appeals.

Works

  • Author: The TACDL Guide to Defending Juvenile Cases in Tennessee, 1993. Co-author: Juvenile Courts in Tennessee, 1998. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board directors Treehouse Daycare Center, 1991-1995, secretary, 1992, vice president, 1993, president 1994. Leadership Clarksville. Participant United Nations conference juvenile drug prevention, 1994.

Member American Bar Association (juvenile justice committee national chairman 1990-1992, national vice chairman litigation 1992-1993), Tennessee Association Criminal Defense Lawyers (chairman juvenile justice committee 1991-1995, chairman ethics committee 1995-1997), Montgomery County Young Lawyers (president 1991-1992), Tennessee Bar Association (associate general counsel 1995-2001, Pro Bono Attorney of Year 2001), Tennessee Young Lawyers Conference (board directors 1992-1994), Tennessee Municipal Judges Association (president 2002-2004), Tennessee Court of the Judiciary, 2005-2009.

Connections

Married Cynthia Luckett, October 15, 1988. Children: Leora, Philip.

father:
James C. Smith

mother:
Essie Pearl (Norman) Smith

spouse:
Cynthia Luckett

children:
Leora Smith

Philip Smith