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Loren Allan Smith, American Federal judge. Bar: Illinois 1970, United States Court Military Appeals 1973, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, United States Court Claims, 1985, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1986, United States Court Federal Claims.


Smith, Loren Allan was born on December 22, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Bachelor in Political Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1966. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1969. Doctor of Laws (honorary), John Marshall Law School, 1995.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Capital University Law School, 1996. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Campbell University, Buies Creek, North Carolina, 1997.


Host nightly radio talk show What's Best for America?, 1972. Consultant Sidney & Austin, Chicago, 1972-1973. General attorney Federal Communications Commission, 1973.

Assistant to special counsel to the president The White House, Washington, 1973-1974. Special assistant United States atty United States Department Justice, 1974-1975. Chief counsel Reagan for President campaigns, 1976, 80.

Professor Delaware Law School, 1976-1984. Deputy director Office Executive Branch Management Presidential Transition, 1980-1981. Chairman Administrative Conference United States, 1981-1985.

Judge United States Court Federal Claims, Washington, 1985—2000, chief judge, 1986-2000, senior judge, since 2000. Distinguished lecturer Columbus School Law, Catholic University America, since 1996. Distinguished adjunct professor law George Mason University School Law, since 1998.

Past member President's Cabinet Council Legal Policy, Presidents' Cabinet Council on Management and Administration. Chairman Council Indiana Regulatory Agencies. Served as distinguished jurist in residence University Denver.

Allen chair University Richmond School Law, 1995, international elections observer Chile and Serbia. International speaker in field. International appearances on television and radio.


Advisory board member WETA Public Radio Community Advisory Board. Member Bar Association District of Columbia (honoray member, judicial honoree award 1997), University Club (Washington, named club member of year 1991, chairman entertainment committee, centennial committee).


Married Catherine Yore. Children: Loren Junior, Adam (deceased).