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...
Nov 5, 2008 ... Correction: Earlier versions of this post incorrectly stated that Abraham Lincoln
and Andrew Jackson were not lawyers. An earlier version also ...
Thomas Jefferson, writer, inventor, lawyer, architect, governor of Virginia,
secretary of state under Washington, vice president under Adams, writer,
Feb 16, 2015 ... If you'd like something interesting read about US Presidents that were also
lawyers, consider this piece published in 2009 by the ABA Journal: ...
Apr 16, 2009 ... This is not a relic of the past: 2007 saw the appointments of one ... first cabinet of
16 were lawyers or law graduates, including the president, the ...
Jan 25, 2008 ... 25 out of 42 U.S. Presidents practiced law before becoming president ... and 2 of
the last 4 British and Dutch Prime Ministers were also lawyers.
Sep 9, 2012 ... ... of our 44 Presidents were lawyers, including John Adams, Thomas Jefferson,
FDR and, ... I believe that a lawyer-President is better calibrated to assess any ...
The President who knows how to innovate and sell, but can also ...
Feb 23, 2011 ... Read on to find out what 11 U.S. presidents did before landing in office. 1.
George ... He also founded the University of Virginia. ("Thomas Jefferson and the
... Then he became a lawyer, another self-taught profession. He was ...
May 24, 2012 ... You're not alone. ... A young Gerald Riviera (not Jerry Rivers, as the urban
legend says) was one .... Lots of U.S. Presidents were lawyers, too.
May 1, 2016 ... In fact, 24 presidents were lawyers at some point in their careers. ... Burr was a
formidable attorney in his own right and also appeared with ...