Notable Alumni Legal

Neville Adderly

Neville K. Adderley '67
Supreme Court Justice of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas

Edward Devitt

Edward Devitt '34
U.S. congressman (1947-49); U.S. district judge in Minnesota and chief judge 1958-91; (the American Judicature Society annually presents the Edward J. Devitt Distinguished Service to Justice Award)

Michael Ford

Michael Ford '70
President Minnesota Bar Association 2008-2009

Michael Howlett '70

Michael Howlett '70
Circuit court judge in Cook County, Ill.; Illinois Judges Association Judge of the Year 2014

Mike Marchand

Mike Marchand '70
President of the Center for American and International Law; retired two-star general in the U.S. Army serving as assistant judge advocate general of the Army, commander of the legal services agency and chief appellate judge.

Justice Michael Ryan

Michael Ryan '67
Arizona State Supreme Court Justice

Richard Sabers

Richard Sabers '60
South Dakota State Supreme Court Justice; 2008 recipient the South Dakota Bar Association McKusick Award for outstanding contributions to the legal profession

John Simonett

John Simonett '48
Associate justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court (1980-1994); in 2007, named one of the 100 most influential attorneys in Minnesota history