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Hon. Lisa Margaret Smith

Hon. Lisa Margaret Smith

SDNY
United States Magistrate Judge
White Plains, NY, USA


The Honorable Lisa Margaret Smith is a United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of New York. She sits in the Charles L. Brieant Federal Building and United States Courthouse in White Plains. She was originally appointed in 1995 and she is currently serving her third term as a Magistrate Judge. From 2006 to 2008 she served as Chief Magistrate Judge for the Southern District. 

Prior to being appointed to the bench, Judge Smith was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York (1987-1995). Before becoming an AUSA she served as a Kings County (NY) Assistant District Attorney from 1980 until 1985, rising to Supervising Senior ADA in the Appeals Bureau, following service in several other bureaus. From 1985 until 1986 Judge Smith was an Assistant Attorney General in the Appeals and Opinions Division of the New York State Department of Law, situated in Albany. She represented the State of New York on appeals in state and federal courts throughout New York. In 1986 Judge Smith re-joined the Kings County District Attorney’s Office as a Supervising Senior ADA. She remained there until 1987, when she became an AUSA for the Southern District of New York. 

Judge Smith earned her BA degree, with honors in political science, from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana in 1977, and her JD degree from Duke University School of Law in Durham, North Carolina in 1980. She is a member of the Boards of Editors of the Federal Courts Law Review, an on-line and print journal of the Federal Magistrate Judges Association, and of the Federal Bar Council Quarterly. Judge Smith has served in various positions on the Board of WWBA. Judge Smith is currently serving as a Second Circuit Vice President for the Federal Bar Association. She is active in the Federal Magistrate Judges Association, the Federal Bar Council, and JALBCA. In 2014 Judge Smith was honored to receive the Judith S. Kaye Access to Justice Award from the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York. In January 2018, Judge Smith will be honored with the 2018 Kay Crawford Murray Award, by the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Women in the Law. 

Judge Smith has been an Adjunct Professor at the Elisabeth Haub School of law at Pace University (formerly Pace Law School) since 2006, where she has taught Evidence, and where she has co-taught Civil Procedure; this past spring she taught Federal Courts. She lectures frequently on Evidence and E-discovery, among other topics.
Hon. Lisa Margaret Smith is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Parallel Civil Proceedings - Government Investigations 2018: Investigations Arising From Data Breach and Privacy Concerns and Parallel Proceedings, Wednesday, February 14, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Parallel Civil Proceedings - Parallel Civil Proceedings, Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Parallel Civil Proceedings - Parallel Civil Proceedings, Wednesday, February 14, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Parallel Civil Proceedings - Parallel Civil Proceedings, Wednesday, February 14, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Government Investigations 2018: Investigations Arising From Data Breach and Privacy Concerns and Parallel Proceedings, Tuesday, February 20, 2018, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know , Monday, September 17, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know , Monday, September 17, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know , Monday, September 17, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know , Monday, September 17, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know , Monday, September 17, 2018, Nashville, TN
Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know , Monday, September 17, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know , Monday, September 17, 2018, Columbus, OH
Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know , Monday, September 17, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know , Monday, September 17, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know , Monday, September 17, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know , Monday, September 17, 2018, Atlanta, GA
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