Robert J. Smith

Title:
Professorial Lecturer in Law
Address:
The George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
Email:
[email protected]

Judge Robert J. Smith served as the Senior Assistant Public Defender in Fairfax County from July 1, 1987, until November 18, 1990. Prior to that Judge Smith served on active duty with the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He was a Judge of the Fairfax County General District Court from November 19, 1987 until February 1, 2008. On February 2, 2008, Judge Smith was sworn in as a Judge of the Fairfax County Circuit Court. On September 1, 2009, he retired as a Colonel from the United States Army Reserve after thirty years of service. At his retirement, he was the Chief Trial Judge of the United States Army Reserve. 

Education

BA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; JD, University of Illinois Chicago Law School