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Legal Briefs: U.S. Courthouse in Gainesville for Named Former SMF partner

Published Thursday, March 2, 2017

The Sidney Oslin Smith, Jr. Federal Building and United States Courthouse in Gainesville is named for one of Stewart Melvin & Frost’s former partners – Sidney O. Smith Jr.

Smith was appointed to U.S. District Court by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1965. He remained on the bench until 1974, when he returned to private practice. Judge Smith passed away in 2012.


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