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
Ben ShapiroBen Shapiro
15 January 1984
Political Commentator, Public Speaker

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

John F. Kennedy Jr.John F. Kennedy Jr.
25 November 1960
Son of John F. Kennedy

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson
28 December 1856
Father of the League of Nations
Beau BidenBeau Biden
03 February 1969
Son of Joe Biden

Maya HarrisMaya Harris
30 January 1967

Clarence ThomasClarence Thomas
23 June 1948
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the

Johnnie CochranJohnnie Cochran
02 October 1937
William Howard TaftWilliam Howard Taft
15 September 1857
President of the U.S.A

Kimberly GuilfoyleKimberly Guilfoyle
09 March 1969
News Anchor
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
17 January 1954
Environment Activist & Attorney

Valerie JarrettValerie Jarrett
14 November 1956

John DeanJohn Dean
14 October 1938
Thurgood MarshallThurgood Marshall
02 July 1908
Former Associate Justice of the United States

Jeanine PirroJeanine Pirro
02 June 1951
TV Personality
Marcia ClarkMarcia Clark
31 August 1953
Lawyer, Author, TV Correspondent

Martin D. GinsburgMartin D. Ginsburg
10 June 1932
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Husband

Rudy GiulianiRudy Giuliani
28 May 1944
Former Mayor of New York City, U.S. Attorney for
Ronan FarrowRonan Farrow
19 December 1987
Journalist, Activist, Human Rights Lawyer

Ted CruzTed Cruz
22 December 1970
Alan DershowitzAlan Dershowitz
01 September 1938

Sonia SotomayorSonia Sotomayor
25 June 1954

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

Thomas GirardiThomas Girardi
03 June 1939
Trey GowdyTrey Gowdy
22 August 1964
U.S. Representative
Bob DoleBob Dole
22 July 1923
Politician, Lawyer

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
11 March 1936

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

Geraldo RiveraGeraldo Rivera
04 July 1943

Janet RenoJanet Reno
21 July 1938
78th Attorney General of the United States

Earl WarrenEarl Warren
19 March 1891

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Rick Santorum Rick Santorum
10 May 1958
American Politician, Attorney
John JayJohn Jay
12 December 1745
First Chief Justice of the United States

John Bel EdwardsJohn Bel Edwards
16 September 1966
56th Governor of Louisiana
Ben SteinBen Stein
25 November 1944
Writer, Actor, Lawyer

John MarshallJohn Marshall
24 September 1755
Former Chief Justice

Greta Van SusterenGreta Van Susteren
11 June 1954
News Anchor
Sally YatesSally Yates
20 August 1960

Clarence DarrowClarence Darrow
18 April 1857
Jerry SheindlinJerry Sheindlin
19 November 1933
Judge, TV Personality

Marilyn MilianMarilyn Milian
01 May 1961

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

Eboni WilliamsEboni Williams
09 September 1988
Attorney & News Personality

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
21 February 1936
Louis BrandeisLouis Brandeis
13 November 1856
Former Lawyer & US Supreme Court Associate Justice

Roy BeanRoy Bean
1825 AD
Justice of the Peace & Saloonkeeper

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

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

Alexander Hamilton Jr.Alexander Hamilton Jr.
26 January 1816
John LindsayJohn Lindsay
24 November 1921
Politician, Former Mayor of New York City

Mark GeragosMark Geragos
05 October 1957

James Alexander HamiltonJames Alexander Hamilton
14 April 1788
Son of Alexander Hamilton
Bill NelsonBill Nelson
29 September 1942
Former United States Senator

Virginia ThomasVirginia Thomas
23 February 1957
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

Douglas EmhoffDouglas Emhoff
1964 AD
Lawyer, Husband of Kamala Harris
Vicki IovineVicki Iovine
13 January 1954
Model, Writer, Lawyer

Abe FortasAbe Fortas
19 June 1910
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice
Josh SavianoJosh Saviano
31 March 1976
Lawyer, Former Child Actor

Samuel ChaseSamuel Chase
17 April 1741
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

Faith JenkinsFaith Jenkins
1977 AD

Judith SheindlinJudith Sheindlin
21 October 1942
Judge, Reality TV Personality
Carl AlbertCarl Albert
10 May 1908
Former Speaker of the United States House of
Kimba WoodKimba Wood
21 January 1944

Joseph StoryJoseph Story
18 September 1779
Lawyer & Jurist

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

Frank B. KelloggFrank B. Kellogg
22 December 1856
Lawyer, Politician
Scott BrownScott Brown
12 September 1959
Former United States Senator from Massachusetts

Mark WhiteMark White
17 March 1940
Former Governor of Texas

Michael Cohen Michael Cohen
25 August 1966

Richard Henry Dana Jr.Richard Henry Dana Jr.
01 August 1815
Reputed U. S. Lawyer & Abolitionist

Edward BatesEdward Bates
04 September 1793
William A. MarovitzWilliam A. Marovitz
29 September 1944
Lawyer & Politician

Benjamin CardozoBenjamin Cardozo
24 May 1870
John Davis LongJohn Davis Long
27 October 1838
Lawyer, Politician & Writer

Karenna Gore SchiffKarenna Gore Schiff
06 August 1973
Author, Attorney

Holly BankemperHolly Bankemper
23 November 1964
Cris Collinsworth’s Wife
Jeff CohenJeff Cohen
25 June 1974

Oscar AcostaOscar Acosta
08 April 1935
Attorney, Author
Sandra Day O’ConnorSandra Day O’Connor
26 March 1930
Former Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court

Warner E BurgerWarren Earl Burger
07 September 1907
Former Chief Justice of the United States

Vanessa NadalVanessa Nadal
18 August 1982
Lin-Manuel Miranda's Wife

David E. KelleyDavid E. Kelley
04 April 1956
Film producer, Screenwriter, Lawyer
Adam SchiffAdam Schiff
22 June 1960
Politician, Lawyer

Christopher DardenChristopher Darden
07 April 1956
Eddie HuangEddie Huang
01 March 1982
Restaurateur, Lawyer

Glenn GreenwaldGlenn Greenwald
06 March 1967
Lawyer, Journalist, Writer, Pundit, Blogger

Maryanne Trump BarryMaryanne Trump Barry
05 April 1937
Magistrate, Lawyer, Judge

F. Lee BaileyF. Lee Bailey
10 June 1933
Lawyer, officer
Charles KushnerCharles Kushner
16 May 1954
Lawyer, Businessperson