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
Attorney
Ben ShapiroBen Shapiro
15 January 1984
Political Commentator, Public Speaker

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson
28 December 1856
28th U.S. President

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

Bryan StevensonBryan Stevenson
14 November 1959
Lawyer

John F. Kennedy Jr.John F. Kennedy Jr.
25 November 1960
Son of John F. Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
17 January 1954
Environment Activist & Attorney

Kimberly GuilfoyleKimberly Guilfoyle
09 March 1969
News Anchor

Ronan FarrowRonan Farrow
19 December 1987
Journalist, Activist, Human Rights Lawyer
Clarence ThomasClarence Thomas
23 June 1948
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the

Joe ScarboroughJoe Scarborough
09 April 1963
Former United States Representative
Alan DershowitzAlan Dershowitz
01 September 1938
Lawyer

William Howard TaftWilliam Howard Taft
15 September 1857
President of the U.S.A

Beau BidenBeau Biden
03 February 1969
Son of Joe Biden

Cory BookerCory Booker
27 April 1969
United States Senator

Thurgood MarshallThurgood Marshall
02 July 1908
Former Associate Justice of the United States
Rudy GiulianiRudy Giuliani
28 May 1944
Former Mayor of New York City, U.S. Attorney for

Albert PikeAlbert Pike
29 December 1809
Military Leader

Jeanine PirroJeanine Pirro
02 June 1951
TV Personality

Ted CruzTed Cruz
22 December 1970
Politician
Johnnie CochranJohnnie Cochran
02 October 1937
Lawyer

Jerome PowellJerome Powell
04 February 1953
Lawyer
Janet RenoJanet Reno
21 July 1938
78th Attorney General of the United States

Francis Scott KeyFrancis Scott Key
01 August 1779
Lawyer

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
11 March 1936
 
Sonia SotomayorSonia Sotomayor
25 June 1954
Judge

Trey GowdyTrey Gowdy
22 August 1964
U.S. Representative
David SternDavid Stern
22 September 1942
Businessman, Lawyer

Bob DoleBob Dole
22 July 1923
Politician, Lawyer

Jeff SessionsJeff Sessions
24 December 1946
Attorney General of the United States
Thomas GirardiThomas Girardi
03 June 1939
Attorney

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Geraldo RiveraGeraldo Rivera
04 July 1943
Journalist
Marcia ClarkMarcia Clark
31 August 1953
Lawyer, Author, TV Correspondent

Elena KaganElena Kagan
28 April 1960
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the

James ComeyJames Comey
14 December 1960
Former Director of the FBI

Robert MuellerRobert Mueller
07 August 1944
Former Director of FBI, Attorney
Mark LevinMark Levin
21 September 1957
Lawyer
Valerie JarrettValerie Jarrett
14 November 1956
Lawyer

Maya HarrisMaya Harris
30 January 1967
Lawyer

Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
09 April 1898
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist

Earl WarrenEarl Warren
19 March 1891
 
Eric HolderEric Holder
21 January 1951
Former Attorney General of the United States

Gil GarcettiGil Garcetti
05 August 1941
Former District Attorney of LA County.

Sunny HostinSunny Hostin
20 October 1968
Lawyer

Greta Van SusterenGreta Van Susteren
11 June 1954
News Anchor

Rick Santorum Rick Santorum
10 May 1958
American Politician, Attorney
Martin D. GinsburgMartin D. Ginsburg
10 June 1932
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Husband

Sargent ShriverSargent Shriver
09 November 1915
Politician
John Bel EdwardsJohn Bel Edwards
16 September 1966
56th Governor of Louisiana

Ari MelberAri Melber
31 March 1980
Attorney

Ben SteinBen Stein
25 November 1944
Writer, Actor, Lawyer
John JayJohn Jay
12 December 1745
First Chief Justice of the United States

Marilyn MilianMarilyn Milian
01 May 1961
Judge
Thomas E. DeweyThomas E. Dewey
24 March 1902
Former Governor of New York

John MarshallJohn Marshall
24 September 1755
Former Chief Justice

David SouterDavid Souter
17 September 1939
Retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

Clarence DarrowClarence Darrow
18 April 1857
Lawyer

Sally YatesSally Yates
20 August 1960
Lawyer
Jeremy BashJeremy Bash
13 August 1971
Attorney

Jerry SheindlinJerry Sheindlin
19 November 1933
Judge, TV Personality

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
21 February 1936
Lawyer

Virginia ThomasVirginia Thomas
23 February 1957
Lawyer
Barry ScheckBarry Scheck
19 September 1949
Lawyer

William Orville DouglasWilliam O. Douglas
16 October 1898
Former Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court
John Foster DullesJohn Foster Dulles
25 February 1888
Former United States Secretary of State

Byron WhiteByron White
08 June 1917
Attorney

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
08 March 1841
Former Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court
Hugo BlackHugo Black
27 February 1886
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

Louis BrandeisLouis Brandeis
13 November 1856
Former Lawyer & US Supreme Court Associate Justice
Jack LewJack Lew
29 August 1955
Lawyer

Kenesaw Mountain LandisKenesaw Mountain Landis
20 November 1866
Jurist

John LindsayJohn Lindsay
24 November 1921
Politician, Former Mayor of New York City
Faith JenkinsFaith Jenkins
1977 AD
Attorney

Salmon P ChaseSalmon P. Chase
13 January 1808
Sixth Chief Justice of the United States
George J. MitchellGeorge J. Mitchell
20 August 1933
Former Senator, Lawyer

Neal KatyalNeal Katyal
12 March 1970
Former Acting Solicitor General of the United

John DeanJohn Dean
14 October 1938
Author

John N. MitchellJohn N. Mitchell
15 September 1913
67th Attorney General of the United States
John WinthropJohn Winthrop
12 January 1588
Politician, Theologian
Andrew McCabeAndrew McCabe
16 March 1968
Attorney, Former FBI Deputy Director

Robert H. JacksonRobert H. Jackson
13 February 1892
Attorney

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
18 August 1917
Politician

Bill NelsonBill Nelson
29 September 1942
Former United States Senator
Roy BeanRoy Bean
1825 AD
Justice of the Peace & Saloonkeeper

Mark GeragosMark Geragos
05 October 1957
Lawyer

Josh SavianoJosh Saviano
31 March 1976
Lawyer, Former Child Actor

Alexander Hamilton Jr.Alexander Hamilton Jr.
26 January 1816
Lawyer

James Alexander HamiltonJames Alexander Hamilton
14 April 1788
Son of Alexander Hamilton
Joseph WapnerJoseph Wapner
15 November 1919
Judge

Potter StewartPotter Stewart
23 January 1915
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of
Learned HandLearned Hand
27 January 1872
Former United States Judge and Judicial

Abe FortasAbe Fortas
19 June 1910
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice
Samuel ChaseSamuel Chase
17 April 1741
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of
Eboni WilliamsEboni Williams
09 September 1988
Attorney & News Personality