John Bessler is an American attorney and academic, best known as the husband of Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Senator. He is also a professor of law at the University of Baltimore School of Law and also works as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. On March 23, 2020, Bessler was diagnosed with COVID-19.
What is John Bessler Famous for?
- Famous as the attorney and husband of Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Senator.
Who is Amy Klobuchar?
Where was John Bessler Born?
John Bessler was born on October 23, 1967, in the United States. His birth name is John Bessler. His nationality is American. Bessler belongs to White ethnicity while Scorpio is his zodiac sign.
Bessler attended Loyola Catholic School in Mankato, Minnesota after then he joined the University of Minnesota and graduated with a B.A. in political science. Later then he got his J.D degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law. Bessler also got an M.F.A. in creative writing from Hamline University.
He graduated from Oxford University earning his M.St. in international human rights law. He also studied international human rights law at Oxford University and wrote articles for the Indiana Law Journal and the Arkansas Law Review.
John Bessler’s Career Highlights
John Bessler started his professional career as a professor of law since 2009, teaching first at the University of Baltimore School of Law. In 2014, he became the faculty member of the university. Currently, he is a tenured associate professor at the university.
He is also an adjunct professor at The George Washington University Law School, where he specialized more in death penalty issues.
He also taught law at the University of Minnesota Law School, The Georgetown University Law Center, Rutgers School of Law, and University of Aberdeen, Scotland.
Bessler even clerked for John M. Mason, U.S. Magistrate Judge of the U.S. District Court of Minnesota. He also practiced law in several areas of civil litigation as a full-time for many years. He was even awarded the University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Faculty Award for Research Scholarship and Creative Activity.
Besides, he is a leading authority on capital punishment and has written ten books altogether: six on the subject of capital punishment, two on origins of American law, one on the craft of writing and a biography of the 18th-century Italian philosopher Cesare Beccaria. He also authored a book titled, “Writing for Life: The Craft of Writing for Everyday Life”.
In 2014, he published his most recent book titled, “The Birth of American Law: An Italian Philosopher and the American Revolution”.
Who is John Bessler Married to?
John Bessler is married to his wife, Amy Klobuchar. Amy is a popular lawyer and politician who currently serves as the senior United States Senator from Minnesota. The couple got married in 1993. They together have a daughter, Abigail Klobuchar Bessler. Abigail also works as a legislative director for New York councilman, Keith Powers.
Currently, Bessler has been diagnosed with the on-going burning pandemic of COVID-19 as announced on March 23, 2020.
What is the Net Worth of John Bessler?
The 52 years old John Bessler has quite a great earning through his professional career as a professor of law. Bessler has been teaching law at several universities now for more than 10 years and thus has managed to amass a thousand and hundreds of dollars.
His estimated net worth is around $500,000. He makes most of his fortune from his career as a law professor and also as an attorney. Besides, his wife has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.
How tall is John Bessler?
John Bessler is a White man in his early 50s. He has a fair complexion with bald hair and green eyes.