Famous People with a Law Degree
These are celebrities who have earned a degree in law before becoming famous and popular.
Famous people like actors, producers, political figures and others with a law degree
Actor and Producer Gerald Butler, known for his role as Milo Boyd in Bounty Hunter and Mike Chadway in ‘The Ugly Truth’ and appeared in Nim’s Island and many other films, received a law degree from Glasgow University. He was also president of the school's law society.
Former United States President, Bill Clinton graduated from Yale Law School in 1973. Hillary Clinton also earned a law degree at Yale Law School.
Actor and Producer Michael Douglas, earned a degree in pre-law from the University of California in Santa Barbara
John Lee Hancock, the writer of the movie ‘Blind Side’ earned a law degree from Baylor Law School in Waco, Texas.
Producer, Writer, Actor Hill Harper (Dr. Sheldon Hawkes in CSI: NY, starred in CBS the Handler) graduated with a J.D. from Harvard Law School and also with a Masters in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government
Actor Robert Merrill, who made appearances in Charmed, Passions, The Young and the Restless, CSI Miami, and 90210, graduated from the University of Florida with a finance degree as well as a JD Law degree where he practiced Corporate Tax Law in Tampa, Florida.
Ozzie Nelson, star and producer of the "Ozzie and Harriet Show" (father of Ricky Nelson) earned a law degree from Rutgers University, but never actually practiced law.
Geraldo Rivera (Host of GERALDO AT LARGE ON Fox News Channel, reporter, journalist) earned his law degree from Brooklyn Law School.
Actor William Sanderson, (known for his role in True Blood, HBO’s Deadwood, his appearances in Walker Texas Ranger, Married With Children) graduated from Memphis State Law School(Now the University of Memphis Law School)
Judy Sheindlin (Judge Judy) Graduated from New York Law School in 1965.