List of famous lawyers & judges with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Lawyers are the professionals who practice law as an attorney, counsel or solicitor. They are involved with the practical application of legal theories and knowledge to solve specific problems related to social and political justice. Lawyers provide legal advice to their clients, who can be individuals, businesses, the government, or other organizations. Judges are the appointed magistrates who preside over court proceedings. They may preside alone or as a part of a panel of judges. A judge is supposed to be impartial and issue the ruling after hearing all the witnesses, examining evidences, and by assessing the credibility of the parties involved. Different countries and states have different legal systems, and thus the powers and functions of judges wary widely across jurisdictions. Judges also supervise legal proceedings and uphold the rights of individuals involved in a legal process while ensuring that trials are conducted according to established rules and procedures. To become a judge, one must hold a law degree and should have practiced as a lawyer. The legal profession is a highly demanding one; it requires a high level of analytical skills, critical thinking, and reasoning powers. Read on to learn more about the life and works of famous lawyers & judges from all over the world.

Explore our collection of Quotes By Famous Lawyers & Judges

Maya Harris Maya Harris
American

Ben Shapiro Ben Shapiro
American

Beau Biden Beau Biden
American

Cory Booker Cory Booker
American

Ted Cruz Ted Cruz
American

Cicero Cicero
Italian, Ancient Roman

Amal Alamuddin Amal Clooney
Lebanese, British

Albert Pike Albert Pike
American

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Bob Dole Bob Dole
American

Trey Gowdy Trey Gowdy
American

Liz Cheney Liz Cheney
American

John Jay John Jay
American

Elena Kagan Elena Kagan
American

Mark Levin Mark Levin
American

Sally Yates Sally Yates
American

James Comey James Comey
American

Earl Warren Earl Warren
American

Janet Reno Janet Reno
American

Eric Holder Eric Holder
American

Ari Melber Ari Melber
American

David Stern David Stern
American

Ben Stein Ben Stein
American

Robin Sharma Robin Sharma
Canadian, Mauritian

Neal Katyal Neal Katyal
American

Jeremy Bash Jeremy Bash
American

Byron White Byron White
American

Hugo Black Hugo Black
American