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Advisory Board Member

Company Description: NYCPR is a non-profit organization that nurtures relationships between civil rights and public interest attorneys, community organizers, advocates, policy analysts,...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Managing Attorney
    Civil Action Project
  • Managing Attorney of the Civil Action Practice
    The Bronx Defenders
  • Project Director and Supervising Attorney of the Civil Action Project
    The Bronx Defenders
  • Managing Attorney of the Civil Action Practice and the Director of Reentry Net
    The Bronx Defenders
  • Law Clerk
    Hon. Charles P. Sifton

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Civil Action Project
  • Founder
    Civil Action Practice
  • Director
    Reentry Net/NY

Education

  • Yale Law School
  • undergraduate degree , History
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
31 Total References
Web References
Advisory Board
www.nycpr.org, 26 July 2014 [cached]
McGregor Smyth
McGregor is the Managing Attorney of the Civil Action Practice, and the Director of Reentry Net at the Bronx Defenders. McGregor established the Civil Action Project in 2000 and has extensive practical experience helping clients cope with the consequences of criminal proceedings and facilitating civil-defender collaborations. On behalf of his clients, he has advocated or litigated in nearly every venue in New York City - administrative, state, and federal. Prior to joining The Bronx Defenders, he graduated from Yale Law School, where he represented clients for two years as a student director of the Community Legal Services clinic. He then served as a law clerk for the Hon. Charles P. Sifton, then-Chief Judge of the Eastern District of New York. He is a recipient of the Arthur Liman Public Interest Law Fellowship, the Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Publico Award, and the Skadden Fellowship. He serves on the New York State Bar Association Special Committee on Collateral Consequences of Criminal Proceedings, the New York County Lawyers' Association Task Force on Criminal Courts, the Social Welfare Committee of the New York City Bar.
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www.bronxdefenders.org, 9 Dec 2013 [cached]
By McGregor Smyth.
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Contact Reentry Net Staff - Reentry Net
www.reentry.net, 20 June 2013 [cached]
McGregor Smyth - Director
McGregor is the Managing Attorney of the Civil Action Practice at The Bronx Defenders, a public defender agency in New York City that provides integrated criminal and civil legal and social services to indigent people accused of crimes in the Bronx. McGregor established the Civil Action Practice, which offers comprehensive legal and social services to clients, in 2000 and has extensive practical experience helping clients cope with the consequences of criminal proceedings. McGregor represents clients at every jurisdictional level, and trains advocates nationally on these hidden sanctions, with a focus on facilitating civil-defender collaborations. In addition, in partnership with Pro Bono Net, McGregor is leading the development of Reentry Net at www.reentry.net, a collaborative network and online training and support center.
McGregor serves on the New York State Bar Association's Special Committee on Collateral Consequences of Criminal Proceedings, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York 's Social Welfare Law Committee, and the Advisory Board of the New York City Policing Roundtable.
The Bronx Defenders : Who We Are : Staff Biographies
www.bronxdefenders.org, 19 Mar 2010 [cached]
J. McGregor Smyth
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J. McGregor Smyth
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J. McGregor Smyth Project Director, Civil Action Project ( McGregorS@bronxdefenders.org) McGregor joined The Bronx Defenders in October 2000. He is the Project Director and Supervising Attorney of The Bronx Defenders' Civil Action Project. McGregor also directs Reentry Net (www.reentry.net). McGregor established the Civil Action Project in 2000 and has extensive practical experience helping clients cope with the consequences of criminal proceedings and facilitating civil-defender collaborations. On behalf of his clients, he has advocated or litigated in nearly every venue in New York City - administrative, state, and federal. Prior to joining The Bronx Defenders, he graduated from Yale Law School, where he represented clients for two years as a student director of the Community Legal Services clinic. He then served as a law clerk for the Hon. Charles P. Sifton, then-Chief Judge of the Eastern District of New York. He received his undergraduate degree, in History, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a recipient of the Arthur Liman Public Interest Law Fellowship, the Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Publico Award, and the Skadden Fellowship. He also serves on the New York State Bar Association Special Committee on Collateral Consequences of Criminal Proceedings, the New York County Lawyers' Association Task Force on Criminal Courts, the Social Welfare Committee of the New York City Bar, and on the Advisory Board of the New York City Policing Roundtable.
Our Staff
www.bronxdefenders.org, 19 Mar 2010 [cached]
J. McGregor Smyth Managing Attorney, Civil Action Practice and Reentry Net Director (McGregorS@bronxdefenders.org) McGregor established the Civil Action Project in 2000 and has extensive practical experience helping clients cope with the consequences of criminal proceedings and facilitating civil-defender collaborations. On behalf of his clients, he has advocated or litigated in nearly every venue in New York City - administrative, state, and federal. Prior to joining The Bronx Defenders, he graduated from Yale Law School, where he represented clients for two years as a student director of the Community Legal Services clinic. He then served as a law clerk for the Hon. Charles P. Sifton, then-Chief Judge of the Eastern District of New York. He received his undergraduate degree in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar. He is a recipient of the Arthur Liman Public Interest Law Fellowship, the Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Publico Award, and the Skadden Fellowship. He also serves on the New York State Bar Association Special Committee on Collateral Consequences of Criminal Proceedings, the New York County Lawyers' Association Task Force on Criminal Courts, the Social Welfare Committee of the New York City Bar, and on the Advisory Board of the New York City Policing Roundtable.
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