Reno, Janet
1938 -

Born: 7/21/1938 in Miami, Florida
Professional Facts

Regions and States of Practice:
DC, South
FL, South
Legal Education:
Harvard Law School, 1963
Other Education:
B.S., Cornell University (1960)
Positions During Her Career:
Clerk with the Dade County Sheriff's Department (1956-1960)
Associate at Brigham & Brigham (1963-1967)
Private practitioner with Lewis (1966-1971)
General counsel to the House Judiciary Committee in Florida (1971-1972)
Attorney and then partner at Steel, Hector & Davis (1972-1978)
State Attorney of Florida (1978-1993)
U.S. Attorney General (1993-2001)
Female state attorney in Florida (1978)
Female U.S. Attorney General (1993)

Further Research Materials

Catherine Aman, Centuries of Change, Women in the Law, The American Lawyer, March 1999, pp.57-60
15 Years of Advocacy for Women
Lisa Small, 15 Years of Advocacy for Women: Women and the Law Time Line, 1619-1998. Women's Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program on its 15th Anniversary, 1998.
Dawn Bradley Berry, The 50 Most Influential Women in American Law. Los Angeles: Contemporary Books (1996).
Rebecca Mae Salokar and Mary L. Volcansek (Eds.), Women in Law: A Bio-bibliographical Sourcebook. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1996).
Paul Anderson, Janet Reno: Doing the Right Thing. New York: Wiley (1994).
Barbara Gordon, "Let's Not Mix Things Up": An Interview with Janet Reno, Sunday Examiner and Chronicle, May 2, 1993

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