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Mike Johanns

American attorney and politician who served as a United States Senator from Nebraska from 2009 to 2015.

American attorney and politician who served as a United States Senator from Nebraska from 2009 to 2015.

Johanns speaks at a hearing
Johanns shakes hands with President George W. Bush
Johanns (right) at a board meeting of the Millennium Challenge Corporation in 2019

Born in Osage, Iowa, Johanns is the graduate of Saint Mary's University of Minnesota and Creighton University School of Law.

Creighton University

Private, Jesuit university in Omaha, Nebraska.

Private, Jesuit university in Omaha, Nebraska.

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University mall
St. John's Church on Creighton's campus
Law school with downtown in background

School of Law

Ernie Chambers as a Nebraska Senator

Ernie Chambers

American politician and civil rights activist who represented North Omaha's 11th District in the Nebraska State Legislature from 1971 to 2009 and again from 2013 to 2021.

American politician and civil rights activist who represented North Omaha's 11th District in the Nebraska State Legislature from 1971 to 2009 and again from 2013 to 2021.

Ernie Chambers as a Nebraska Senator
Chambers repeatedly sought to outlaw hunting mountain lions, saying "these animals should not be killed for the love of killing."
The Ernie Chambers Memorial Hearing Room in the Nebraska Capitol

He attended Creighton University School of Law in the early 1960s and completed his degree in 1979.

Official portrait, 2007

Clarence Thomas

American lawyer and jurist who serves as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

American lawyer and jurist who serves as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Official portrait, 2007
Thomas with President Ronald Reagan in 1986, while serving as chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Clarence Thomas being sworn in as a member of the U.S. Supreme Court by Justice Byron White during an October 23, 1991, White House ceremony, as wife Virginia Thomas looks on
Thomas speaking to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue in 2017

Schools from which Thomas has hired include Notre Dame Law School, Creighton, Rutgers, George Mason, and the University of Utah.

Lee Terry

Former American politician and a senior law firm adviser.

Former American politician and a senior law firm adviser.

He received his J.D. from Creighton University School of Law in 1987.

John Joseph Cavanaugh III

American politician and lawyer from Nebraska.

American politician and lawyer from Nebraska.

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, he graduated from Creighton Preparatory School in 1963, from Regis College in Denver, Colorado in 1967 and from Creighton University School of Law in 1972,.

John McKay (attorney)

Former United States Attorney for the Western District of Washington.

Former United States Attorney for the Western District of Washington.

After working as an aide to Congressman Joel Pritchard (R-WA) in 1978–79, McKay earned his J.D. degree at Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska in 1982.

Thomas in 2017

Ginni Thomas

American attorney and conservative activist from Omaha, Nebraska.

American attorney and conservative activist from Omaha, Nebraska.

Thomas in 2017
Virginia Thomas at her husband's swearing in as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

After Thomas graduated from Creighton University School of Law, she worked for the United States Chamber of Commerce.

Robert Vernon Denney

Nebraska Republican politician, a United States representative and a United States district judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.

Nebraska Republican politician, a United States representative and a United States district judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.

He attended Peru State Teachers College and the University of Nebraska from 1933 to 1936, and received a Bachelor of Laws from Creighton University School of Law in 1939.

Matt Schultz

American Republican politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State.

American Republican politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State.

Schultz grew up in West Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from Valley High School, Brigham Young University–Idaho, the University of Iowa, and the Creighton University School of Law.