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This is a list of people primarily famous as lawyers, ordered within each category alphabetically by last name. This list does not include lawyers famous primarily as politicians. For famous judges, see list of prominent jurists. For the fish called lawyer, see Burbot. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A politician is an individual who is a formally recognized and active member of a government, or a person who influences the way a society is governed through an understanding of political power and group dynamics. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The following lists are of prominent jurists, including judges, listed in alphabetical order by jurisdiction. ...

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Lawyers primarily known for litigation

Roy Black (born February 17, 1945 in New York City) is a nationally-recognized criminal defense attorney. ... David Boies (born March 11, 1941) is a lawyer and a managing partner of Boies, Schiller & Flexner (BSF). ... Tim Bowles is an American attorney who has worked for the Church of Scientology and its related organizations for the majority of his career. ... Benjamin Brafman is a highly respected criminal defense attorney based in New York. ... Morgan Chu is an influential Asian-American lawyer from southern California. ... Marcia Rachel Clark (born 31 August 1953) was a prosecutor for the State of California, County of Los Angeles in the O.J. Simpson criminal trial along with Christopher Darden. ... Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. ... David K. Colapinto is an attorney for Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, a Washington, D.C. law firm specializing in employment law, which is one of the top firms representing whistleblowers in the United States. ... Clarence Seward Darrow (April 18, 1857 Kinsman Township, Trumbull County, Ohio - March 13, 1938 Chicago) was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, best known for defending teenaged thrill killers Leopold and Loeb in their trial for murdering 14-year-old Bobby Franks (1924) and... Dennis DeConcini Credited to the United States Senate Historical Office Dennis Webster DeConcini (born May 8, 1937, in Tucson) is a former Democratic U.S. Senator from Arizona. ... Dick DeGuerin (born in Austin, Texas, February 16, 1941) is a noted Texas criminal defense attorney. ... Mahala Ashley Dickerson (Oct 12, 1912 Montgomery, Alabama - February 19, 2007 Wasilla, Alaska) grew up in Alabama on a plantation owned by her father. ... Percy Foreman, born Percy Eugene Foreman (June 21, 1902 – August 25, 1988) was a noted criminal defense attorney from Houston, Texas. ... Mark Geragos Mark John Geragos (born October 5, 1957)[1] is an American criminal defense attorney best known for defending pop-star Michael Jackson, actress Winona Ryder, Gary Condit, and Susan McDougal, who was involved in the Whitewater scandal. ... Goldstein, I. Howard[1] Howard I. Goldstein limits his law practice to civil litigation, with special interests in the areas of divorce, probate and trust litigation, business litigation and personal injury law. ... Aylsworth Crawford Greene III (born December 21, 1952) is an American attorney from San Anselmo specializing in litigation against cults. ... Lynne Hermle (born 1956) is an attorney and partner in the Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in Menlo Park, California, USA. This former Dennys waitress earned a B.A. in Physical Anthropology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, a J.D. from the University of California Hastings College of... Doctrine Practices Concepts People Public outreach Organization Controversy Norton Stanley Karno is best known as an attorney for the Church of Scientology and its founder L. Ron Hubbard in the 1960s and 1970s. ... This is a list of people primarily famous as lawyers, ordered within each category alphabetically by last name. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Helena Kobrin is an American Scientologist and lawyer, working for the Religious Technology Center, which controls the trademarks of Scientology and the copyright of the works of L. Ron Hubbard. ... William Moses Kunstler (July 7, 1919 - September 4, 1995) was a American jurist, self-described radical lawyer and civil rights activist. ... Nathan Lewin has engaged in trial and appellate litigation in federal and state courts for 40 years. ... Rex E. Lee (February 27, 1935 - March 11, 1996) from St. ... Thomas A. Mesereau, Jr. ... Doctrine Practices Concepts People Public outreach Organization Controversy Moxon & Kobrin are a law firm located in Los Angeles, California, consisting of Kendrick Moxon, Helena Kobrin, and Ava Paquette. ... J. Tony Serra is an American attorney, activist and tax resister. ... Eliot Laurence Spitzer (born June 10, 1959) is an American lawyer, politician and the current Governor of New York. ... Jacques Vergès (born March 5, 1925) is a French lawyer noted for defending unpopular figures, and a former Free French Forces guerrilla. ... Jaja Anucha Wachuku (1918 - 1996), a Pan-Africanist at heart and action; and distinguished Nigerian Statesman, Lawyer, Politician, Diplomat and Humanitarian was Nigerias First Speaker of the House of Representatives, First Nigerian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations; plus First Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs, etc. ...

Lawyers primarily known for academic or scholarly works

Jeremy Bentham (IPA: or ) (February 15, 1748 O.S. (February 26, 1748 N.S.) – June 6, 1832) was an English jurist, philosopher, and legal and social reformer. ... For other persons of the same name, see William Bryan. ... Stephen L. Carter born October 26, 1954 is an American law professor, legal- and social-policy writer, columnist, and novelist. ... Amy Chua (born 1962) is the John M. Duff, Jr. ... Alan Morton Dershowitz (born September 1, 1938) is an American political figure and criminal law professor at Harvard Law School known for his extensive published works, career as an attorney in several high-profile law cases, and commentary on the Arab-Israeli conflict. ... George Barrell Emerson(September 12 1797- March 14 1881) was an american educator and pioneer of womens education. ... Jean-Pierre Jougla, born June 1, 1948 in France, is a French attorney and anti-cult advocate. ... Wendell Phillips Wendell Phillips (29 November 1811 – 2 February 1884) was an American abolitionist, advocate for Native Americans, and orator. ... Not to be confused with Lawrence Lessing. ... Catherine MacKinnon Catharine Alice MacKinnon (born 7 October 1946) is an American feminist, scholar, lawyer, teacher, and activist. ... Herbert L. Rosedale (Unknown - November 4, 2004) was one of Americas foremost anti-cult activists. ... Saint Francis of Sales (in French, St François de Sales) (1567-1622), seventeenth-century bishop of Geneva and Roman Catholic saint, was born at Thorens into a Savoyard noble family on 21 August 1567. ... Louis Studs Terkel (born May 16, 1912) is an American author, historian and broadcaster. ... For other uses, see Tocqueville (disambiguation) Alexis de Tocqueville Alexis-Charles-Henri Clérel de Tocqueville (Verneuil-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, July 29, 1805– Cannes, April 16, 1859) was a French political thinker and historian. ... Kathleen Marie Sullivan (born August 20, 1955), one of Americas leading scholars in constitutional law, is a professor at the Stanford Law School and currently practices appellate litigation at Quinn Emanuel Urquart Oliver & Hedges, LLP, a law firm in California. ... Laurence Henry Tribe (born October 10, 1941) is a professor of constitutional law at Harvard Law School and the Carl M. Loeb University Professor. ... Louis Studs Terkel (born May 16, 1912) is an American author, historian and broadcaster. ...

Lawyers primarily known for fiction writing

The Case of the Velvet Claws (1933), 1953 U.S. paperback edition The Case of the Negligent Nymph (1956), 1958 Pan paperback edition. ... Michael Francis Gilbert, born in 1912, is a British writer of both fictional mysteries and thrillers who writes as Michael Gilbert. ... “Goethe” redirects here. ... John Ray Grisham Jr. ... “Kafka” redirects here. ... Henry Cecil Leon, (September 19, 1902–1976) who wrote under the names Henry Cecil and Clifford Maxwell was a judge and a writer of fiction about the legal system. ... Arthur Murphy (December 27, 1727 _ June 18, 1805), was an Irish writer, known by the pseudonym, Charles Ranger. ... A movie adaptation of Turows bestselling book Presumed Innocent was made in 1990. ...

Lawyers primarily known as poets

Seth Abramson (1976-) is an American poet. ... William Cullen Bryant William Cullen Bryant (November 3, 1794 - June 12, 1878) an American romantic poet, journalist, political adviser, and homeopath. ... John Gower shooting the world, a sphere of earth, air, and water (from an edition of his works c. ... James Russell Lowell (b. ... Molière, engraved on the frontispiece to his Works. ... Molière, engraved frontispiece to his Works Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known as Molière (January 15, 1622 - February 17, 1673), was a French theatre writer, director and actor, one of the masters of comic satire. ... Lawrence Joseph (b. ... Francis Scott Key Maryland Historical Society plaque marking the birthplace of Francis Scott Key Fort McHenry looking towards the position of the British ships (with the Francis Scott Key Bridge in the distance on the upper left) Francis Scott Key (August 1, 1779 – January 11, 1843) was an American lawyer... Lawrence Joseph (b. ... Wallace Stevens Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955) was a major American Modernist poet. ...

Lawyers primarily known for their inventions

Chester Carlson he is also a homosexual Chester Floyd Carlson (February 8, 1906 - September 19, 1968) was an American physicist, inventor, and patent attorney born in Seattle, Washington. ... Charles F. Goldfarb is known as the father of SGML, co-inventor of the concept of markup languages. ...

Lawyers in Politics

William Mark Felt, Sr. ... Earling Carothers Jim Garrison (November 20, 1921 - October 21, 1992) — who changed his first name to simply Jim in the early 60s — was the Democratic District Attorney of Orleans Parish, Louisiana from 1962 to 1973; he is best known for his investigations into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. ... Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (October 2, 1869 – January 30, 1948) (Devanagari: मोहनदास करमचन्द गांधी), called Mahatma Gandhi, was the charismatic leader who brought the cause of Indias independence from British colonial rule to... Robert Francis Bobby Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also called RFK, was one of two younger brothers of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and served as United States Attorney General from 1961 to 1964. ... Roy Marcus Cohn (February 20, 1927 – August 2, 1986) was an American lawyer who came to prominence during the investigations by Senator Joseph McCarthy into Communism in the government and especially during the Army-McCarthy Hearings. ...

Lawyers in mass media

Ann Hart Coulter (born December 8, 1961)[1] is an American best-selling author, columnist and political commentator. ... Laura Anne Ingraham (born June 19, 1964 in Glastonbury, Connecticut) is an American conservative talk radio host and author. ... Michael Kinsley (born March 9, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan) is a veteran American political journalist and commentator, currently serving as Editorial and Opinion Editor at the Los Angeles Times (since April 2004) (though he announced in July 2005 that he would assume a reduced, but as-yet-undefined, role). ... Geraldo redirects here. ... Charlie Rose Charles Peete Rose Jr. ... Timothy John Russert, Jr. ... Greta Van Susteren (born June 11, 1954 in Appleton, Wisconsin) is an American journalist and television personality on the Fox News Channel where she hosts On the Record, the highest rated program on cable news at 10 p. ... Star Jones Reynolds (born March 24, 1962) is an American lawyer and television personality, best known for her stint as a co-host of the ABC weekday morning talk show The View. ...

Lawyers primarily known for corrupt practices

Howe and Hummel. ...

Fictional lawyers

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, released in Japan as Gyakuten Saiban 4 lit. ... Information Gender Male Date of birth 1932 or 1933 Occupation Lawyer Portrayed by William Shatner Created by David E. Kelley Dennis Denny Crane is a fictional character on the television series Boston Legal. ... Judge John Deed is a BBC television drama series about a high court judge, created, written and produced by G. F. Newman. ... This article is about the Australian movie. ... Bobby Donnell is a fictional character, a self-made lawyer and head of a law firm on the former American Broadcasting Company TV drama, The Practice (1997-2004), set in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Lindsay Dole was the name of one of the lead characters on ABCs The Practice, a television drama about a law firm in Boston, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. ... Atticus Finch is a character in Harper Lees Pulitzer Prize-winning fictional novel To Kill a Mockingbird. ... My Cousin Vinny is a 1992 American movie, released on Friday, March 13, starring Joe Pesci and Marisa Tomei. ... Lionel Hutz is a fictional secondary character from The Simpsons, voiced by Phil Hartman. ... Perry Mason is a fictional defense attorney who originally appeared in detective fiction by Erle Stanley Gardner. ... Ben Matlock in court Benjamin Leighton Ben Matlock is a fictional character from the television series, Matlock, played by Andy Griffith. ... For the character, see Ally McBeal (character). ... John James Jack McCoy is a fictional character in the television drama Law & Order, created by Michael Chernuchin and played by Sam Waterston since 1994. ... Kate Dolan as Portia, painted by John Everett Millais (1829–1896) Portia is a fictional character, the heroine of William Shakespeares The Merchant of Venice. ... Shakespeare redirects here. ... Shylock and Jessica by Maurycy Gottlieb (1856-1879) The Merchant of Venice is a famous comedy (note: at the time the play was written, comedy had a very different meaning; see Shakespearean comedies) by William Shakespeare, written at an uncertain date between 1594 and 1597. ... Rumpole of the Bailey is a television series created and written by British writer John Mortimer, QC and starring Leo McKern as Horace Rumpole, an aging London barrister who defends any and all clients. ... Sylvester J. Sharky (sometimes written Sharkey) is a fictional lawyer created by Carl Barks and used in several Donald Duck and Scrooge McDuck stories. ... Alan Shore is a fictional character on the ABC Network television series Boston Legal, portrayed by James Spader. ... Agatha Mary Clarissa, Lady Mallowan, DBE (15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976), mainly known as Agatha Christie, was an English crime fiction writer. ... Witness for the Prosecution is a 1957 crime film based on a short story (and later play) by Agatha Christie. ... Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods on special edition cover of Legally Blonde Elle Woods is the lead character in the American films Legally Blonde (2001) and its sequel, Legally Blonde 2 (2003). ...

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