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Lawyer

Terrance Lewis Smith, American Lawyer. Bar: Indiana 1968, United States District Court (southern and northern districts) Indiana 1968, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1975, Illinois 1990, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1990. Named National Trial Lawyer of Year, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Foundation, 1990.

Background

Smith, Terrance Lewis was born on July 5, 1942 in LaPorte, Indiana, United States. Son of Alban M. and Dorothy (Stupish) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Indiana U., 1965; Juris Doctor, Indiana U., 1968.

Career

Associate, Smith & Granack, Hammond, Indiana, 1969-1975; partner, Murphy McAtee Murphy & Costanza, East Chicago, Indiana, 1975-1987; partner, Smith & DeBonis, East Chicago, since 1987. Member rules committee Indiana Supreme Court, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Bar: Indiana 1968, United States District Court (southern and northern districts) Indiana 1968, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1975, Illinois 1990, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1990.

Membership

Fellow National Board Trial Advocacy. Member ATLA (chairman house of deals 1982, National Trial Lawyer of Year award 1990), Indiana Bar Association (chairman 1987-1988), Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (president 1995-1996, Indiana Trial Lawyer of Year award 1988).

Connections

Married Lorna Odle, September 3, 1966. Children: Jason Scott, Adrian Patrick.

father:
Alban M. Smith

mother:
Dorothy (Stupish) Smith

spouse:
Lorna Odle

children:
Jason Scott Smith

Adrian Patrick Smith