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Lawyer

Paul T. Smith, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts.

Background

Smith, Paul T. was born on September 19, 1915 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Louis and Freda (Gross) Smith.

Education

Juris Doctor, Suffolk University, 1937. Juris Doctor (honorary), Suffolk University, 1960. Master of Laws, Suffolk University, 1938.

Career

Sole practice law, Boston, since 1937. Member Judicial Council Massachusetts, 1968-1982, vice-chairman, 1979. Member Governor's Committee Criminal Justice, 1975.

Moderator 1st Circuit Judicial Conference, 1981.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles in field.

Membership

New England director Indiana Voters for Truman, 1948, Indiana Voters for Stevenson, 1952, 56. Trustee Suffolk University, since 1973. Member National College Criminal Defense (founder), National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers (president 1970-1971, special commendation 1977), National College Criminal Defense Lawyers and Public Defenders (chairman board regents 1973-1974), American Bar Association (chairman section criminal justice 1984-1985), Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Academy Trial Lawyers, Suffolk University Law School Alumni Association (president 1970).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: reading.

Connections

Married Frances Manuel, August 23, 1938. 1 child, Jeffrey Manuel.

father:
Louis Smith

mother:
Freda (Gross) Smith

spouse:
Frances Manuel

child:
Jeffrey Manuel Smith