The judicial division forms the backbone of any Constitution, thus providing its country the required support for efficient working and functioning. Just like other countries, the United States of America too has a Bar Association that is committed in improving the American judicial system. Lawyers and judges work collectively to secure the common objective of maintaining law and order in the country. They are the true guardians of the legal system and strive to preserve the truth. America has had prominent lawyers and judges who have committedly worked to preserve the authenticity of the judicial system. Be it the conventional approach or the contemporary outlook, each of them in their own small ways has acted as the protector of the powers of the executive branch. While the list of America lawyers and judges is quite expansive and extensive, some worth mentioning include Abraham ‘Abe’ Fortas, Antonin Scalia, Carl Albert, Clarence Thomas, Alex Kozinski, Stepehen Breyer, Warner E Burger, John Roberts, Earl Warren, Thurgood Marshall and so on. In this male-dominated sector, American women lawyers and judges too have made a space for themselves imitating their iconic role models such as Rosalyn Higgins, Deborah Batts, Sandra Day O Connor, Sonia Sotomayor and the like. Read this section to know about the life and works of American Lawyers and Judges.
Robert KardashianRobert Kardashian
22 February 1944
Alan DershowitzAlan Dershowitz
01 September 1938

Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader Ginsburg
15 March 1933
Associate Justice of US Supreme Court

Robert MuellerRobert Mueller
07 August 1944
Former Director of FBI, Attorney

David SternDavid Stern
22 September 1942
Businessman, Lawyer

Ben ShapiroBen Shapiro
15 January 1984
Political Commentator, Public Speaker
Rudy GiulianiRudy Giuliani
28 May 1944
Former Mayor of New York City, U.S. Attorney for

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson
28 December 1856
Father of the League of Nations

John F. Kennedy Jr.John F. Kennedy Jr.
25 November 1960
Son of John F. Kennedy
William Howard TaftWilliam Howard Taft
15 September 1857
President of the U.S.A

Beau BidenBeau Biden
03 February 1969
Son of Joe Biden
Thurgood MarshallThurgood Marshall
02 July 1908
Former Associate Justice of the United States

Jeanine PirroJeanine Pirro
02 June 1951
TV Personality

Johnnie CochranJohnnie Cochran
02 October 1937

Ted CruzTed Cruz
22 December 1970

Clarence ThomasClarence Thomas
23 June 1948
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the
Kimberly GuilfoyleKimberly Guilfoyle
09 March 1969
News Anchor

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
17 January 1954
Environment Activist & Attorney

Marcia ClarkMarcia Clark
31 August 1953
Lawyer, Author, TV Correspondent

Sonia SotomayorSonia Sotomayor
25 June 1954
Ronan FarrowRonan Farrow
19 December 1987
Journalist, Activist, Human Rights Lawyer

Bob DoleBob Dole
22 July 1923
Politician, Lawyer
Geraldo RiveraGeraldo Rivera
04 July 1943

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
11 March 1936

Martin D. GinsburgMartin D. Ginsburg
10 June 1932
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Husband
Thomas GirardiThomas Girardi
03 June 1939

Trey GowdyTrey Gowdy
22 August 1964
U.S. Representative
Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
09 April 1898
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist

Jeff SessionsJeff Sessions
24 December 1946
Attorney General of the United States

Sunny HostinSunny Hostin
20 October 1968
Elena KaganElena Kagan
28 April 1960
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the

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Greta Van SusterenGreta Van Susteren
11 June 1954
News Anchor
John DeanJohn Dean
14 October 1938

Earl WarrenEarl Warren
19 March 1891

John JayJohn Jay
12 December 1745
First Chief Justice of the United States

Maya HarrisMaya Harris
30 January 1967
Janet RenoJanet Reno
21 July 1938
78th Attorney General of the United States
Valerie JarrettValerie Jarrett
14 November 1956

Andrew McCabeAndrew McCabe
16 March 1968
Attorney, Former FBI Deputy Director

Rick Santorum Rick Santorum
10 May 1958
American Politician, Attorney

John MarshallJohn Marshall
24 September 1755
Former Chief Justice
Ben SteinBen Stein
25 November 1944
Writer, Actor, Lawyer

John Bel EdwardsJohn Bel Edwards
16 September 1966
56th Governor of Louisiana

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
21 February 1936

Marilyn MilianMarilyn Milian
01 May 1961

Thomas E. DeweyThomas E. Dewey
24 March 1902
Former Governor of New York
Sally YatesSally Yates
20 August 1960

Byron WhiteByron White
08 June 1917
Clarence DarrowClarence Darrow
18 April 1857

Salmon P ChaseSalmon P. Chase
13 January 1808
Sixth Chief Justice of the United States

Francis Scott KeyFrancis Scott Key
01 August 1779
William Orville DouglasWilliam O. Douglas
16 October 1898
Former Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court

Jerry SheindlinJerry Sheindlin
19 November 1933
Judge, TV Personality
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
08 March 1841
Former Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court

John N. MitchellJohn N. Mitchell
15 September 1913
67th Attorney General of the United States

John Foster DullesJohn Foster Dulles
25 February 1888
Former United States Secretary of State

John WinthropJohn Winthrop
12 January 1588
Politician, Theologian

Louis BrandeisLouis Brandeis
13 November 1856
Former Lawyer & US Supreme Court Associate Justice
Jeremy BashJeremy Bash
13 August 1971

Eboni WilliamsEboni Williams
09 September 1988
Attorney & News Personality

Albert PikeAlbert Pike
29 December 1809
Military Leader

George J. MitchellGeorge J. Mitchell
20 August 1933
Former Senator, Lawyer
John LindsayJohn Lindsay
24 November 1921
Politician, Former Mayor of New York City

Gil GarcettiGil Garcetti
05 August 1941
Former District Attorney of LA County.
Barry ScheckBarry Scheck
19 September 1949

Jack LewJack Lew
29 August 1955

Virginia ThomasVirginia Thomas
23 February 1957
Hugo BlackHugo Black
27 February 1886
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

Alexander Hamilton Jr.Alexander Hamilton Jr.
26 January 1816
Robert H. JacksonRobert H. Jackson
13 February 1892

Roy BeanRoy Bean
1825 AD
Justice of the Peace & Saloonkeeper

Samuel ChaseSamuel Chase
17 April 1741
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of
Bill NelsonBill Nelson
29 September 1942
Former United States Senator

Mark GeragosMark Geragos
05 October 1957
James Alexander HamiltonJames Alexander Hamilton
14 April 1788
Son of Alexander Hamilton

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
18 August 1917

Learned HandLearned Hand
27 January 1872
Former United States Judge and Judicial

Josh SavianoJosh Saviano
31 March 1976
Lawyer, Former Child Actor
Potter StewartPotter Stewart
23 January 1915
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of
Abe FortasAbe Fortas
19 June 1910
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice

Vicki IovineVicki Iovine
13 January 1954
Model, Writer, Lawyer

Faith JenkinsFaith Jenkins
1977 AD

Michael MadiganMichael Madigan
19 April 1942
Carl AlbertCarl Albert
10 May 1908
Former Speaker of the United States House of

Joseph StoryJoseph Story
18 September 1779
Lawyer & Jurist

James R. ThompsonJames R. Thompson
08 May 1936
Lawyer, Politician

Judith SheindlinJudith Sheindlin
21 October 1942
Judge, Reality TV Personality

Kimba WoodKimba Wood
21 January 1944
Frank B. KelloggFrank B. Kellogg
22 December 1856
Lawyer, Politician

Vanessa NadalVanessa Nadal
18 August 1982
Lin-Manuel Miranda's Wife
Richard Henry Dana Jr.Richard Henry Dana Jr.
01 August 1815
Reputed U. S. Lawyer & Abolitionist

Edward BatesEdward Bates
04 September 1793
Mark WhiteMark White
17 March 1940
Former Governor of Texas
Michael Cohen Michael Cohen
25 August 1966