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John Christian B. Smith,

John Christian B. Smith,, American lawyer. Bar: South Carolina 1970, United States District Court South Carolina 1970, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1974.


Smith,, John Christian B. was born on December 21, 1944 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. Son of John C.B. and Mary (Adams) Smith.


Bachelor in Mathematics, Washington and Lee University, 1967;Juris Doctor, University of Southern California, 1970.


Associate, Nexsen, Pruet, Jacobs & Pollard, Columbia, 1974-1978;partner, Nexsen, Pruet, Jacobs & Pollard, Columbia, since 1978;chairman of the executive committee, Nexsen, Pruet, Jacobs & Pollard, Columbia, 1989-1992. Past vice chairman, member board commissioner on grievances and discipline South Carolina. Supreme Court; Adjunct Professor law University of Southern California, since 1989.

Board directors ComSouth Bankshares. Chairman, Board Of Directors Bank of Columbia. Vice chairman, board of trustees Providence Hospital Foundation.


Board of directors, treasurer Young Men’s Christian Association, Columbia, 1983. Chairman of the Board visitors Columbia College, 1984. Past Chairman of the Board Salvation Army, Columbia.

Chairman, board dirs.Cities in School. Member partnership board University of Southern California School Medicine. Board directors University of Southern California Ednl.

Foundation; board directors Central Carolina Cmty. Foundation; Member American Bar Association, Richland County Bar Association (past Executive Committee), South Carolina. Defense Trial Attorneys Association, Lawyers Pilots Bar Association (state chairman), Order Wig andRobe, Columbia Sailing Club, Forest Lake Club, Palmetto Club, Capital City Club.


Children: J. Christian B. III, Thomas McLean, Kim A., Janet, Robert Coates. Married Dona L. Miller, November 16, 1985.