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

Rudy GiulianiRudy Giuliani
28 May 1944
Former Mayor of New York City, U.S. Attorney for

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

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

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

Beau BidenBeau Biden
03 February 1969
Son of Joe Biden

Maya HarrisMaya Harris
30 January 1967
Lawyer

William Howard TaftWilliam Howard Taft
15 September 1857
President of the U.S.A
Alan DershowitzAlan Dershowitz
01 September 1938
Lawyer

Johnnie CochranJohnnie Cochran
02 October 1937
Lawyer
Kimberly GuilfoyleKimberly Guilfoyle
09 March 1969
News Anchor

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

Sonia SotomayorSonia Sotomayor
25 June 1954
Judge
Ted CruzTed Cruz
22 December 1970
Politician

Jeanine PirroJeanine Pirro
02 June 1951
TV Personality
Clarence ThomasClarence Thomas
23 June 1948
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the

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

Thurgood MarshallThurgood Marshall
02 July 1908
Former Associate Justice of the United States
Martin D. GinsburgMartin D. Ginsburg
10 June 1932
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Husband

Ronan FarrowRonan Farrow
19 December 1987
Journalist, Activist, Human Rights Lawyer
Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
11 March 1936
 

Geraldo RiveraGeraldo Rivera
04 July 1943
Journalist

Bob DoleBob Dole
22 July 1923
Politician, Lawyer

Thomas GirardiThomas Girardi
03 June 1939
Attorney
Trey GowdyTrey Gowdy
22 August 1964
U.S. Representative
Jeff SessionsJeff Sessions
24 December 1946
Attorney General of the United States

George J. MitchellGeorge J. Mitchell
20 August 1933
Former Senator, Lawyer

Sunny HostinSunny Hostin
20 October 1968
Lawyer

Elena KaganElena Kagan
28 April 1960
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the
Andrew McCabeAndrew McCabe
16 March 1968
Attorney, Former FBI Deputy Director

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

Greta Van SusterenGreta Van Susteren
11 June 1954
News Anchor

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

Janet RenoJanet Reno
21 July 1938
78th Attorney General of the United States
Earl WarrenEarl Warren
19 March 1891
 

Rick Santorum Rick Santorum
10 May 1958
American Politician, Attorney
John MarshallJohn Marshall
24 September 1755
Former Chief Justice

John DeanJohn Dean
14 October 1938
Author

Valerie JarrettValerie Jarrett
14 November 1956
Lawyer
John Bel EdwardsJohn Bel Edwards
16 September 1966
56th Governor of Louisiana

David SternDavid Stern
22 September 1942
Businessman, Lawyer
Ben SteinBen Stein
25 November 1944
Writer, Actor, Lawyer

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

Sally YatesSally Yates
20 August 1960
Lawyer

Roy BeanRoy Bean
1825 AD
Justice of the Peace & Saloonkeeper

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
21 February 1936
Lawyer
Clarence DarrowClarence Darrow
18 April 1857
Lawyer

Jerry SheindlinJerry Sheindlin
19 November 1933
Judge, TV Personality

Marilyn MilianMarilyn Milian
01 May 1961
Judge

Thomas E. DeweyThomas E. Dewey
24 March 1902
Former Governor of New York
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
Eboni WilliamsEboni Williams
09 September 1988
Attorney & News Personality

Louis BrandeisLouis Brandeis
13 November 1856
Former Lawyer & US Supreme Court Associate Justice

Samuel ChaseSamuel Chase
17 April 1741
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of
Faith JenkinsFaith Jenkins
1977 AD
Attorney

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
Lawyer

John LindsayJohn Lindsay
24 November 1921
Politician, Former Mayor of New York City
Learned HandLearned Hand
27 January 1872
Former United States Judge and Judicial

Alexander Hamilton Jr.Alexander Hamilton Jr.
26 January 1816
Lawyer
Mark GeragosMark Geragos
05 October 1957
Lawyer

Jack LewJack Lew
29 August 1955
Lawyer

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
18 August 1917
Politician

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
Lawyer

Potter StewartPotter Stewart
23 January 1915
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

Jeremy BashJeremy Bash
13 August 1971
Attorney

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

Carl AlbertCarl Albert
10 May 1908
Former Speaker of the United States House of

Judith SheindlinJudith Sheindlin
21 October 1942
Judge, Reality TV Personality
Michael MadiganMichael Madigan
19 April 1942
Politician

Joseph StoryJoseph Story
18 September 1779
Lawyer & Jurist
Frank B. KelloggFrank B. Kellogg
22 December 1856
Lawyer, Politician

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

Kimba WoodKimba Wood
21 January 1944
Judge
Mark WhiteMark White
17 March 1940
Former Governor of Texas

Richard Henry Dana Jr.Richard Henry Dana Jr.
01 August 1815
Reputed U. S. Lawyer & Abolitionist
Michael Cohen Michael Cohen
25 August 1966
Attorney

Edward BatesEdward Bates
04 September 1793
Lawyer

Scott BrownScott Brown
12 September 1959
Former United States Senator from Massachusetts

William A. MarovitzWilliam A. Marovitz
29 September 1944
Lawyer & Politician
Benjamin CardozoBenjamin Cardozo
24 May 1870
Jurist

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
Attorney

Oscar AcostaOscar Acosta
08 April 1935
Attorney, Author
Edmund S. MuskieEdmund S. Muskie
28 March 1914
Former United States Secretary of State