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Frederic Smalkin

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Frederic Smalkin
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #6
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   09/26/1986 - 01/07/2003
Chief:   2001 - 2003
Senior:   01/08/2003 - Present
Preceded by:   James Rogers Miller, Jr.
Succeeded by:   Richard Bennett
Past post:   District of Maryland, Magistrate Judge
Past term:   1976 - 1986
Personal History
Born:   1946
Hometown:   Baltimore, MD
Undergraduate:   Johns Hopkins U., B.A., 1968
Law School:   University of Maryland Law, J.D., 1971
Military service:   U.S. Army 1968 - 1976

Frederic N. Smalkin (1946-present) is a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.

Smalkin was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on August 15, 1986, to a seat vacated by James Miller; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1986, and received commission the next day. He served as chief judge from 2001 until he assumed senior status on January 8, 2003.[1] Smalkin was succeeded in this position by Richard Bennett.

Early life and education

  • Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 1968
  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1971[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Army Captain, 1968-1976
  • Law clerk, Hon. Edward S. Northrop, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1971-1972
  • Attorney, JAG Corps, U.S. Army, 1972-1974
  • Assistant to general counsel, Department of the Army, Washington, DC, 1974-1976
  • Private practice, Monkton, Maryland, 1976
  • Lecturer, University of Maryland Law School, Baltimore, 1978-present
  • U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 1976-1986[1]

Judicial career

District of Maryland

Smalkin was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on August 15, 1986, to a seat vacated by James Miller; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1986, and received commission the next day. He served as chief judge from 2001 until he assumed senior status on January 8, 2003.[1] Smalkin was succeeded in this position by Richard Bennett.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
James Rogers Miller, Jr.
District of Maryland
1986–2003
Seat #6
Succeeded by:
Richard Bennett


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