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MEMBERS OF THE 108TH CONGRESS WHO HAVE LAW DEGREES



In the United States Senate, currently 61 of the 100 senators have law degrees. Thirty-one of the senators with law degrees are Republicans, twenty-nine are Democrats, and one is an Independent. In the United States House of Representatives, currently 169 of the 435 respresentatives have law degrees, and two non-voting members have law degrees. Ninety-one of the representatives with law degrees are Democrats, seventy-eight are Republicans, and the two non-voting members are also Democrats. In total, 232 members of the 108th Congress have law degrees.


United States Senators with Law Degrees
Legal Professionals, Click on Senator's Name to see the Thomson Legal Record for that Senator
SENATOR STATE DEGREE, LAW SCHOOL PARTY
ALEXANDER, Lamar Tennessee JD, New York University Republican
ALLEN, George Virginia JD, University of Virginia Republican
BAUCUS, Max Montana LLB, Stanford University Democrat
BAYH, Evan Indiana JD, University of Virginia Democrat
BIDEN, Joseph R., Jr. Delaware JD, Syracuse University Democrat
BINGAMAN, Jeff New Mexico JD, Stanford University Democrat
BOND, Christopher S. (Kit) Missouri LLB, University of Virginia Republican
BREAUX, John B. Louisiana JD, Louisiana State University Democrat
BROWNBACK, Sam Kansas JD, University of Kansas Republican
BYRD, Robert C. West Virginia JD, American University Democrat
CHAMBLISS, Saxby Georgia JD, University of Tennessee Republican
CLINTON, Hillary Rodham New York JD, Yale University Democrat
COCHRAN, Thad Mississippi JD, University of Mississippi Republican
COLEMAN, Norm Minnesota JD, University of Iowa Republican
CORNYN, John Texas JD, St. Mary's University, LLM, University of Virginia Republican
CRAPO, Michael Idaho JD, Harvard University Republican
DEWINE, Michael Ohio JD, Ohio Northern University Republican
DODD, Christopher J. Connecticut JD, University of Louisville Democrat
DOLE, Elizabeth H. North Carolina JD, Harvard University Republican
DOMENICI, Pete V. New Mexico LLD, University of Denver Republican
DURBIN, Richard J. Illinois JD, Georgetown University Democrat
EDWARDS, John North Carolina JD, University of North Carolina Democrat
FEINGOLD, Russell D. Wisconsin JD, Harvard University Democrat
FITZGERALD, Peter Illinois JD, University of Michigan Republican
GRAHAM, Bob Florida LLB, Harvard University Democrat
GRAHAM, Lindsey South Carolina JD, University of South Carolina Republican
GREGG, Judd New Hampshire JD, LLM, Boston University Republican
HARKIN, Tom Iowa LLB, JD, Catholic University Democrat
HATCH, Orrin G. Utah LLB, University of Pittsburgh Republican
HOLLINGS, Ernest F. South Carolina LLB, University of South Carolina Democrat
HUTCHISON, Kay Bailey Texas JD, University of Texas Republican
INOUYE, Daniel K. Hawaii JD, George Washington University Democrat
JEFFORDS, James M. Vermont LLB, Harvard University Independent
JOHNSON, Tim South Dakota JD, University of South Dakota Democrat
KENNEDY, Edward M. Massachusetts LLB, University of Virginia Democrat
KERRY, John Massachusetts JD, Boston College Democrat
KYL, John Arizona LLB, University of Arizona Republican
LEAHY, Patrick J. Vermont JD, Georgetown University Democrat
LEVIN, Carl Michigan LLB, Harvard University Democrat
LIEBERMAN, Joseph I. Connecticut LLB, Yale University Democrat
LOTT, Trent Mississippi JD, University of Mississippi Republican
MCCONNELL, Mitch Kentucky JD, University of Kentucky Republican
MURKOWSKI, Lisa Alaska JD, Willamette University Republican
NELSON, Ben Nebraska JD, University of Nebraska Democrat
NELSON, Bill Florida JD, University of Virginia Democrat
PRYOR, Mark Arkansas JD, University of Arkansas Democrat
REED, Jack Rhode Island JD, Harvard University Democrat
REID, Harry Nevada JD, George Washington University Democrat
SANTORUM, Rick Pennsylvania JD, Dickinson School of Law Republican
SARBANES, Paul S. Maryland LLB, Harvard University Democrat
SCHUMER, Charles New York JD, Harvard University Democrat
SESSIONS, Jeff Alabama JD, University of Alabama Republican
SHELBY, Richard C. Alabama LLB, University of Alabama Republican
SMITH, Gordon Oregon JD, Southwestern University Republican
SPECTER, Arlen Pennsylvania LLB, Yale University Republican
STEVENS, Ted Alaska LLB, Harvard University Republican
TALENT, James M. Missouri JD, University of Chicago Republican
THOMAS, Craig Wyoming LLB, LaSalle University Republican
VOINOVICH, George Ohio JD, Ohio State University Republican
WARNER, John W. Virginia LLB, University of Virginia Republican
WYDEN, Ron Oregon JD, University of Oregon Democrat
United States Representatives with Law Degrees
Legal Professionals, Click on Representative's Name to see the Thomson Legal Record for that Representative
REPRESENTATIVE STATE LAW SCHOOL PARTY
ADERHOLT, Robert Alabama Cumberland School of Law at Samford University Republican
ALLEN, Thomas H. Maine Harvard Law School Democrat
ANDREWS, Robert Ernest New Jersey Cornell University Democrat
BACHUS, Spencer T., III Alabama University of Alabama School of Law Republican
BALDWIN, Tammy Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Law School Democrat
BECERRA, Xavier California Stanford Law School Democrat
BELL, Chris Texas South Texas College of Law Democrat
BERKLEY, Shelley Nevada University of San Diego School of Law Democrat
BERMAN, Howard Lawrence California UCLA Democrat
BIGGERT, Judith Borg Illinois Northwestern University School of Law Republican
BILIRAKIS, Michael Florida University of Florida Republican
BISHOP, Sanford Dixon, Jr. Georgia Emory University Law School Democrat
BLUMENAUER, Earl Oregon Lewis and Clark College Democrat
BOUCHER, Frederick C. Virginia University of Virginia School of Law Democrat
BUYER, Stephen Earle Indiana Valparaiso Law School Republican
CAMP, David Lee Michigan University of San Diego School of Law Republican
CANNON, Christopher B. Utah Brigham Young University Republican
CANTOR, Eric Virginia College of William and Mary Republican
CAPUANO, Michael Everett Massachusetts Boston College Law School Democrat
CARDIN, Benjamin Louis Maryland University of Maryland School of Law Democrat
CARSON, Brad Oklahoma University of Oklahoma College of Law Democrat
CARTER, John R. Texas University of Texas School of Law Republican
CASE, Ed Hawaii University of California/Hastings College of Law Democrat
CASTLE, Michael Newbold Delaware Georgetown University Law Center Republican
CHABOT, Steve Ohio Salmon P. Chase College of Law Republican
CHANDLER, A.B. (Ben) Kentucky University of Kentucky College of Law Democrat
CHOCOLA, Chris Indiana Thomas M. Cooley Law School Republican
COBLE, Howard North Carolina University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill Republican
CONYERS, John, Jr. Michigan Wayne State University. Democrat
COOPER, James Hayes Shofner Tennessee Harvard Law School Democrat
COX, Charles Christopher California Harvard Law School Republican
CRAMER, Robert E. (Bud), Jr. Alabama University of Alabama School of Law Republican
CRENSHAW, Ander Florida University of Florida Levin College of Law Republican
CULBERSON, John Texas South Texas College of Law Republican
CUMMINGS, Elijah Eugene Maryland University of Maryland School of Law Democrat
DAVIS, Artur Alabama Harvard Law School Democrat
DAVIS, Jim Florida University of Florida Levin College of Law Democrat
DAVIS, Thomas M., III Virginia University of Virginia School of Law Republican
DEAL, John Nathan Georgia Mercer Law School Republican
DeGETTE, Diana Colorado New York University School of Law Democrat
DELAHUNT, William D. Massachusetts Boston College Law School Democrat
DEUTSCH, Peter R. Florida Yale University Law School Democrat
DÍAZ-BALART, Lincoln Florida Case Western Reserve University School of Law Republican
DICKS, Norman DeValois Washington University of Washington School of Law Democrat
DINGELL, John David, Jr. Michigan Georgetown University Law Center Democrat
DOGGETT, Lloyd Alton, II Texas University of Texas School of Law Democrat
DOOLITTLE, John Taylor California McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific Republican
DUNCAN, John J., Jr. Tennessee George Washington University National Law Center Republican
ENGEL, Eliot Lanze New York New York Law School Democrat
EVANS, Lane Allen Illinois Georgetown University Law Center Democrat
FALEOMAVAEGA, Eni F.H.* American Samoa University of Houston Law School (JD), University of California, Berkeley (LLM) Democrat
FEENEY, Tom Florida University of Pittsburgh Republican
FORBES, J. Randy Virginia University of Virginia School of Law Republican
FORD, Harold, Jr. Tennessee University of Michigan School of Law Democrat
FOSSELLA, Vito John New York Fordham University School of Law Republican
FRANK, Barney Massachusetts Harvard Law School Democrat
FROST, Jonas Martin Texas Georgetown University Law Center Democrat
GARRETT, Scott New Jersey Rutgers University Law School Republican
GEPHARDT, Richard Andrew Missouri University of Michigan Law School Democrat
GERLACH, Jim Pennsylvania Dickinson School of Law Republican
GIBBONS, James A. Nevada Southwestern University Republican
GILLMOR, Paul Eugene Ohio University of Michigan Law School Republican
GONZALEZ, Charles A. Texas St. Mary's University School of Law Democrat
GOODE, Virgil H., Jr. Virginia University of Virginia School of Law Republican
GOODLATTE, Robert William Virginia Washington and Lee University School of Law Republican
GORDON, Barton Jennings Tennessee University of Tennessee College of Law Democrat
GREEN, Mark Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Law School Republican
GREEN, Raymond Eugene (Gene) Texas Bates College of Law at the University of Houston Democrat
HALL, Ralph M. Texas Southern Methodist University Republican
HARMAN, Jane F. California Harvard Law School Democrat
HART, Melissa A. Pennsylvania University of Pittsburgh Republican
HASTINGS, Alcee Lamar Florida Florida A&M University Democrat
HENSARLING, Jeb Texas University of Texas School of Law Republican
HERSETH, Stephanie South Dakota Georgetown University Law Center Democrat
HOBSON, David Lee Ohio Ohio State University College of Law Republican
HOEFFEL, Joseph M. Pennsylvania Temple University School of Law Democrat
HOYER, Steny Hamilton Maryland Georgetown University Law Center Democrat
HUNTER, Duncan Lee California Western State University Law School in San Diego Republican
HYDE, Henry John Illinois Loyola University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois Republican
INSLEE, Jay Robert Washington Willamette University School of Law- Salem, OR. Democrat
ISTOOK, Ernest James, Jr. Oklahoma Oklahoma City University School of Law Republican
JACKSON, Jesse L., Jr. Illinois University of Illinois College of Law Democrat
JACKSON-LEE, Sheila Texas University of Virginia School of Law Democrat
JEFFERSON, William Jennings Louisiana Harvard Law School; Georgetown University Law Center Democrat
JENKINS, William Lewis Tennessee Tennessee College of Law Republican
JOHNSON, Timothy V. Illinois University of Illinois College of Law Republican
JONES, Stephanie Tubbs Ohio Case Western Reserve University School of Law Democrat
KANJORSKI, Paul E. Pennsylvania Dickinson School of Law Democrat
KELLER, Richard (Ric) Florida Vanderbilt University Republican
KIND, Ron Wisconsin University of Minnesota Democrat
KING, Peter T. New York University of Notre Dame Law School Republican
KIRK, Mark Steven Illinois Georgetown University Law Center Republican
LaTOURETTE, Steven C. Ohio Cleveland Marshall College of Law Republican
LEVIN, Sander Martin Michigan Harvard Law School Democrat
LOFGREN, Zoe California University of Santa Clara School of Law Democrat
LYNCH, Stephen F. Massachusetts Boston College Law School Democrat
MAJETTE, Denise L. Georgia Duke University School of Law Democrat
MANZULLO, Donald A. Illinois Marquette University Republican
MARKEY, Edward John Massachusetts Boston College Law School Democrat
MARSHALL, Jim Georgia Boston University Democrat
MATSUI, Robert Takeo California University of California/Hastings College of Law Democrat
McCOTTER, Thaddeus (Thad) Michigan University of Detroit Law School Republican
McCRERY, James O., III Louisiana Louisiana State University Republican
McINNIS, Scott Colorado St. Mary's University School of Law Republican
McINTYRE, Mike North Carolina University of North Carolina School of Law Democrat
MEEHAN, Martin Thomas Massachusetts Suffolk University Law School Democrat
MEEKS, Gregory W. New York Howard University Democrat
MENÉNDEZ, Robert New Jersey Rutgers University Law School Democrat
MILLER, Brad North Carolina Columbia University Democrat
MILLER, George California University of California, Davis, School of Law Democrat
MOLLOHAN, Alan Bowlby West Virginia West Virginia University's College of Law Democrat
MOORE, Dennis Kansas Washburn University School of Law Democrat
MORAN, Jerry Kansas University of Kansas Republican
NADLER, Jerrold Lewis New York Fordham University School of Law Democrat
NETHERCUTT, George R., Jr. Washington Gonzaga University School of Law Republican
NORTON, Eleanor Holmes* District of Columbia Yale University Law School Democrat
NUSSLE, James Allen Iowa Drake University Republican
OXLEY, Michael Garver Ohio Ohio State University College of Law Republican
PALLONE, Frank, Jr. New Jersey Rutgers University Law School Democrat
PASTOR, Ed Arizona Arizona State University Democrat
PENCE, Mike Indiana Indiana University, School of Law Republican
PETRI, Thomas Evert Wisconsin Harvard Law School Republican
PLATTS, Todd Pennsylvania Pepperdine University School of Law Republican
POMEROY, Earl Ralph, III North Dakota University of North Dakota Democrat
PORTMAN, Robert Jones Ohio University of Michigan Law School Republican
PRYCE, Deborah D. Ohio Capital University Law School Republican
RAMSTAD, James Minnesota George Washington University National Law Center Republican
RANGEL, Charles B. New York St. John's University School of Law Democrat
REGULA, Ralph Straus Ohio William McKinley School of Law Republican
RENZI, Rick Arizona Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law Republican
ROGERS, Harold Dallas Kentucky University of Kentucky College of Law Republican
ROGERS, Mike Alabama Birmingham School of Law Republican
ROTHMAN, Steven New Jersey Washington University in St. Louis School of Law Democrat
RUPPERSBERGER, C.A. (Dutch) Maryland University Of Baltimore Law School Democrat
RYAN, Timothy J. Ohio Franklin Pierce Law Center Democrat
SÁNCHEZ, Linda T. California UCLA Democrat
SANDLIN, Max A. Texas Baylor University Democrat
SCHIFF, Adam California Harvard Law School Democrat
SCOTT, Robert Cortez Virginia Boston College Law School Democrat
SENSENBRENNER, Frank James, Jr. Wisconsin University of Wisconsin-Madison Republican
SHADEGG, John B. Arizona University of Arizona Republican
SHAW, Eugene Clay, Jr. Florida Stetson University Republican
SHERMAN, Brad California Harvard Law School Democrat
SKELTON, Isaac Newton, IV (Ike) Missouri University of Missouri at Columbia Democrat
SMITH, Adam Washington University of Washington School of Law Democrat
SMITH, Lamar Seeligson Texas Southern Methodist University Republican
SNYDER, Vic Arkansas University of Arkansas Democrat
SPRATT, John McKee, Jr. South Carolina Yale University Law School Democrat
STUPAK, Bart T. Michigan Thomas M. Cooley Law School Democrat
SWEENEY, John E. New York Western New England School of Law Republican
TANNER, John S. Tennessee University of Tennessee College of Law Democrat
TAUZIN, Wilbert Joseph (Billy) Louisiana Louisiana State University Republican
TAYLOR, Charles Hart North Carolina Wake Forest University Republican
TERRY, Lee Raymond Nebraska Creighton University Law School Republican
THORNBERRY, William McClellan (Mac) Texas University of Texas School of Law Republican
TIERNEY, John F. Massachusetts Suffolk University Democrat
TURNER, Jim Texas University of Texas School of Law Democrat
TURNER, Michael R. Ohio Case Western University School of Law Republican
UDALL, Thomas New Mexico University of New Mexico Law School Democrat
VAN HOLLEN, Christopher Maryland Georgetown University Law Center Democrat
VISCLOSKY, Peter Indiana Notre Dame University; Georgetown University (LLM) Democrat
VITTER, David Louisiana Tulane University School of Law Republican
WATT, Melvin L. North Carolina Yale University Law School Democrat
WAXMAN, Henry Arnold California UCLA Democrat
WEXLER, Robert Florida George Washington University National Law Center Democrat
WHITFIELD, Wayne Edward (Ed) Kentucky University of Kentucky College of Law Republican
WICKER, Roger F. Mississippi University of Mississippi Republican
WILSON, Addison Graves (Joe) South Carolina University of South Carolina School of Law Republican
WOLF, Frank Rudolph Virginia Georgetown University Law Center Republican
WU, David Oregon Yale University Law School Democrat
WYNN, Albert Russell Maryland Georgetown University Law Center Democrat
*Non-voting member.

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