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James C. Smith

University of Georgia School of Law

Athens, GA, USA

James Charles Smith is the John Byrd Martin Professor of Law at the University of Georgia, where he has taught since 1984. Professor Smith received his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1977. He served as Law Clerk for Judge Walter Ely, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in Los Angeles, then practiced law for four years with the law firm of Baker Botts, in Houston, Texas, specializing in commercial real estate. In 1982, he left private practice to go into teaching. From 1982 to 1984 he taught at the Ohio State University College of Law. He is author of four other books: Property: Cases and Materials (2004), Real Estate Transactions (2nd ed. 2002), Federal Taxation of Real Estate (2001), and Neighboring Property Owners (1988). He has written numerous articles dealing with property, taxation, and commercial law.
James C. Smith is associated with the following items:
Treatise  Treatise Friedman and Smith on Contracts and Conveyances of Real Property (8th Edition) - Friedman on Contracts and Conveyances of Real Property (7th Edition)

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