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How many US Presidents were not lawyers?
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To be honest, most lawyers use technology. The definition of technology is "Machinery and equipment developed from such scientific knowledge." So therefore a cellular phone is… technology. But in other terms, some lawyers such as myself use Microsoft Office to type up speeches, documents, etc., so yes i'd say most lawyers use technology.
25 presidents have been lawyers
According the the American Bar Association there are over 76,000 personal injury lawyers in the US comprised mostly of law firms with 50 or less lawyers. There are also mult…iple directories that list in excess of 50,000 personal injury law firms and lawyers.
John Adams, Jefferson, John Q. Adams, Jackson, Van Buren, Tyler,Polk, Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan, Lincoln, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur,Benjamin Harrison, Cleveland, McKinley, Taft…, Wilson, Coolidge,Franklin Roosevelt, Nixon, Ford, Clinton and Obama were alladmitted to the bar and so were licensed to practice law. However,Jefferson and Wilson did not practice law and John Q. Adams onlypracticed for a short time before he got into full time diplomaticand political work. In addition, Madison, Theodore Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson and HarryTruman took some law courses but did not take the bar exam.
The very first Republican President, Abraham Lincoln was a lawyer. Andrew Johnson, a tailor by trade was the Vice President to Lincoln and became President himself after Linco…lns assassination. Ulysses S. Grant a career military man became the 18th President but the following seven Republican Presidents, listed below, were all lawyers. II.) Rutherford Birchard Hayes III) James Abram Garfield IV) Chester Alan Arthur V) Benjamin Harrison VI) William Mckinley VII) Theodore Roosevelt VIII) William Howard Taft Taft was followed by Warren G. Harding who studied law but did not like it and was a business man before becoming President. Harding's vice-president and successor on his death, Calvin Coolidge, was a lawyer, who was then followed by Herbert Hoover, a mining engineer. The next Republican President elected was Dwight D Eisenhower who was not a lawyer but a military man but the next Republican President elected was Richard "tricky Dick" Nixon a consummate lawyer. Gerald R Ford was a lawyer but Ronald Regan was an actor although not a consummate actor and both of the Bush's, father and son, were businessmen before entering politics. In total there have been 18 Republican Presidents since Abraham Lincoln was elected. An astounding 10 of those eighteen Presidents were lawyers.
Five US presidents were never elected as president but , as vice-presidents moved up to the presidency when it became vacant. They were John Tyle r, Millard Fillmore , And…rew Johnson , Chester Alan Arthur and Gerald Ford. Ford is unique in that he was not elected vice-president but received the office by appointment. However, unlike the other four, Ford was nominated by his party to run for another term . Four others were not elected to their first partial terms but were elected to a second term,. They were Theodore Roosevelt, Coolidge, Truman and Lyndon Johnson.
George Washington, U S Grant, Teddy Roosevelt, Harry S Truman, Lyndon B Johnson, Jimmy Carter and George W Bush were some presidents who were not lawyers.
Number of Lawyers in the US According to the American Bar Association, there were 1,128,729 resident and active attorneys in the United States in 2006 and 1,143,358 in 2…007. A small percentage of the increase (actual number 352) is due to American Somoa and Guam being added to the survey in 2007. The number of resident and active attorneys in each state is available at the link provided below.
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Yes, 36% of congressman are lawyers.
Technically there are two, criminal and civil. Criminal attorneys practice in the area of prosecution or defense, covering many areas from high priority felonies to traffi…c and juvenile issues, and "white collar crime." Civil attorneys practice in many areas such as domestic law, tax law, corporate law, personal injury and so forth. Some attorneys practice in general law which pertains to both criminal and civil issues. divorce lawyers too All lawyers start out basically the same. Few law schools have specialty tracks, though some allow a concentration in some areas. Specialization occurs after law school. The only type of lawyer that is actually licensed differently is the Patent Attorney, who must pass the Patent Bar as well as the standard state bar exam. Other types of specialization: Tax Law Environmental Law Family Law Patent Law Contract Law Property Law Commercial Law
25 of the 43 presidents, including the current President Obama, were members of the bar and qualified to practice as lawyers. Some of them, such as Jefferson, John Quincy Adam…s and Woodrow Wilson, had a very limited practice. (Obama is known as the 44th President, but only 43 people have been President. Cleveland is counted twice, as both the 22nd and 24 presidents.)