This is a list of the occupations of Presidents before they entered politics. Often,
previous career experience is minimal; however, the most common previous
occupation is lawyer, and many president...
Feb 18, 2011 ... More than half of all the US presidents started as lawyers but ended up leading a
country. How does law school lead to the US presidency?
Nov 5, 2008 ... 25 of the 44 presidents have been lawyers; the WSJ law blog has a list. ...
candidates since 1980, and sees how many lawyers there were:.
Thomas Jefferson, writer, inventor, lawyer, architect, governor of Virginia,
secretary of state under Washington, vice president under Adams, writer,
Oct 18, 2012 ... Many surveys have ranked our presidents in terms of their ... majority of U.S.
presidents have been lawyers or career politicians, 21 were both.
But how many of these chief executives also served as presidents of bar ... the
first to argue before the high court, appeared in five such cases, two of which
Feb 15, 2016 ... In honor of Presidents' Day, we're taking a look at American ... Little Known Fact:
Andrew Jackson was involved in as many as 100 duels, ...
About 30 - although only a half-dozen actually earned any kind of law degree, as
I noted in the question details of What does it say about the legal acumen of US ...
Lawyers deal with the law, and the fundamental job of politicians is to write the
law. Even in his role as director of foreign policy, the president ...
Sep 9, 2012 ... Do lawyers make better Presidents? ... Presidents were lawyers, including John
Adams, Thomas Jefferson, FDR and, of course, ... In the upcoming election, many
don't realize that we have two former lawyers, with both 2012 ...