Famous Black Lawyers & Judges

Clarence ThomasClarence Thomas
23 June 1948, American
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the
Thurgood MarshallThurgood Marshall
02 July 1908, American
Former Associate Justice of the United States

Johnnie CochranJohnnie Cochran
02 October 1937, American
Lawyer

Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
09 April 1898, American
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
21 February 1936, American
Lawyer

Faith JenkinsFaith Jenkins
1977 AD, American
Attorney
Eboni WilliamsEboni Williams
09 September 1988, American
Attorney & News Personality

Elijah CummingsElijah Cummings
18 January 1951, American
Politician

Laverne CoxLaverne Cox
29 May 1972, American
Actress
Larry ElderLarry Elder
27 April 1952, American
Radio Host

Anita HillAnita Hill
30 July 1956, American
Attorney
Benjamin MkapaBenjamin Mkapa
12 November 1938, Tanzanian
Politician, Lawyer

Hank JohnsonHank Johnson
02 October 1954, American
Politician

Maynard JacksonMaynard Jackson
23 March 1938, American
Mayor of Atlanta

Ali Hassan MwinyiAli Hassan Mwinyi
08 May 1925, Tanzanian
Politician, Lawyer

Terri SewellTerri Sewell
01 January 1965, American
Politician
Vernon JordanVernon Jordan
15 August 1935, American
Lawyer

Judy SmithJudy Smith
27 October 1958, American
Crisis manager

Greg MathisGreg Mathis
05 April 1960, American
Judge

Lauren LakeLauren Lake
12 August 1969, American
Lawyer
Derrick BellDerrick Bell
06 November 1930, American
Lawyer

Edward Akufo-AddoEdward Akufo-Addo
26 June 1906, Ghanaian
Judge, Lawyer, Politician
Charles W. ChesnuttCharles W. Chesnutt
20 June 1858, American
Author

Samuel AkintolaSamuel Akintola
06 July 1910, Nigerian
Politician

Randall RobinsonRandall Robinson
06 July 1941, American
Lawyer
Mary Ann Shadd CaryMary Ann Shadd
09 October 1823, Canadian, American
Activist

Richard Theodore GreenerRichard Theodore Greener
30 January 1844, American
Educator
Sadie Tanner Mossell AlexanderSadie Tanner Mossell Alexander
02 January 1898, American
Solicitor

Eugenia CharlesEugenia Charles
15 May 1919, Dominican
Politician

Jane BolinJane Bolin
11 April 1908, American
American judge
Benjamin HooksBenjamin Hooks
31 January 1925, American
Minister

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Gani FawehinmiGani Fawehinmi
22 April 1938, Nigerian
Author
Amama MbabaziAmama Mbabazi
16 January 1949, Ugandan
Politician, Lawyer

Charlotte E. RayCharlotte E. Ray
13 January 1850, American
American lawyer

Sam KutesaSam Kutesa
01 February 1949, Ugandan
Lawyer, Politician

William L. PattersonWilliam L. Patterson
27 August 1891, American
Political Leader
Matthew J. PerryMatthew J. Perry
03 August 1921, American
Attorney
Robert L. CarterRobert L. Carter
11 March 1917, American
Lawyer

James Nabrit Jr.James Nabrit Jr.
07 September 1900, American
Lawyer

Amara EssyAmara Essy
20 December 1944, Ivorian
Diplomat

Margaret Bush WilsonMargaret Bush Wilson
30 January 1919, American
Lawyer
A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.
25 February 1928, American
Advocate

Mathias E. MnyampalaMathias E. Mnyampala
18 November 1917, Tanzanian
Writer