List of famous male district attorneys, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male district attorneys list contains the most prominent and top males known for being district attorneys. There are thousand of males working as district attorneys in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic district attorneys have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a district attorney then the people below should give you inspiration.
People include everyone from Sam T. Liccardo to James A. Murphy III.While this isn't a list of all male district attorneys, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male district attorneys?" and "Who are the best male district attorneys?"
Earling Carothers "Jim" Garrison – who changed his first name to Jim in the early 1960s – was the District Attorney of Orleans Parish, Louisiana, from 1962 to 1973. A member of the Democratic Party, he is best known for his investigations into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. He was played by Kevin Costner in Oliver Stone's JFK. Garrison tried to prove that he uncovered a conspiracy behind the John F. Kennedy assassination, and that he was blocked from successful prosecution by a federal government cover-up. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 71 (1921-1992)
Birthplace: Denison, Iowa, United States of Americasee more on Jim Garrison
Francis Scott Key was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet, from Georgetown, who wrote the lyrics to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner". ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 64 (1779-1843)
Birthplace: Maryland, United States of Americasee more on Francis Scott Key
James A. Murphy III is an American politician of the Republican party, former District Attorney and a jurist. He is currently the County Court Judge for Saratoga County, New York. Murphy began serving in the Saratoga County District Attorney's Office in 1988, as an assistant DA. He first was elected district attorney in 1997 and was sworn in on January 2, 1998. He was re-elected in 2001, 2005, and 2009. In all, he has served for over 23 years as a prosecutor. His grandfather was United States Congressman Carleton J. King. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: New York City, Saratoga County, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, + moresee more on James A. Murphy III
Sam T. Liccardo
Samuel T. Liccardo is an American politician from California, currently serving as Mayor of San Jose, California. Before his election to the city council in 2006 he served as a criminal prosecutor in the District Attorney’s office. Liccardo was elected mayor in November 2014. ...more on Wikipedia