William Reece Smith Papers
Scope and Contents
The bulk of this collection includes speeches given at bar association events and award ceremonies. Also included are articles, reports and a transcript of a press conference given in support of the Legal Services Corporation.
- 1974 - 1993
- Smith, William Reece, 1925- (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Smith grew up in Plant City, Florida. He received his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law and was a Rhodes Scholar, spending three years at Oxford University. Upon his return to the U.S., Smith joined the law faculty at the University of Florida, and subsequently joined the Tampa firm of Carlton, Fields. Smith served as president of the ABA from 1980-1981. He has also served as president of the Florida Bar foundation, Florida Legal Services, Inc., and the International Bar Association.
0.6 linear feet
Language of Materials
- American Bar Association (Organization)
- Legal Services Corporation (Organization)
- Finding Aid for the William Reece Smith Papers (Coll. 17)
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