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Twenty-five US Presidents were also lawyers.
The first was John Adams, and the most recent is Barack Obama.

List of Presidents of the United States by occupation - Wikipedia

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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...

Non-Lawyer Careers of U.S. Presidents | The Best Schools

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However, studying and practicing law is not a prerequisite to running the country. In this article, we take a look at what the 17 Presidents who weren't lawyers .... his property confiscated, and his wife and two daughters were run out of the state.

Before They Were Presidents... They Were Lawyers - Law ...

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Feb 15, 2016 ... In honor of Presidents' Day, we're taking a look at American presidents ... Here are the 25 United States Presidents who passed the bar before they were sworn in. ... He was also the only president married in the White House.

Presidents' Occupations - Infoplease

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Thomas Jefferson, writer, inventor, lawyer, architect, governor of Virginia, secretary of state under Washington, vice president under Adams, writer, gentleman ...

Which US Presidents Were Lawyers? | Legal Language Services

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Feb 18, 2011 ... More than half of all the US presidents started as lawyers but ended up ... Some of the US presidents who got their start in law are also among ...

History shows businessmen make bad presidents | TheHill

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Oct 18, 2012 ... The majority of U.S. presidents have been lawyers or career politicians, 21 were both. ... Historians and scholars do not rate him highly as a president. ... Or conversely, the number of successful presidents who were successful ...

Barack Obama: The U.S.'s 44th President (and 25th Lawyer ...

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Nov 5, 2008 ... President-elect Barack Obama during his acceptance speech at Grant Park in Chicago, Nov. 4, 2008. (AP/Morry Gash) After Barack Obama's ...

Most US Presidents Were Lawyers | Business of Law Blog

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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: ...

Lawyer presidents - Overlawyered

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Nov 5, 2008 ... 25 of the 44 presidents have been lawyers; the WSJ law blog has a list. ... P.S. See also, in comments, John Peralta's list indicating that lawyer-nominees ... candidates since 1980, and sees how many lawyers there were:.