This post has been awhile in the making. We wanted to run a list of the Top 10 most Famous Lawyers of all time.
The people in our list, for the majority of them found notoriety outwith law but they all studied it at some point in their lives. We have drawn from many avenues to compile our list.
So, sit back and enjoy as The Injury Lawyers bring you The Top 10 Famous Lawyers List…
|10||Franz Kafka||Born in Prague, made famous for his fictional written work such as The Metamorphosis (1915), and novels, including The Trial (1925) and The Castle (1926). His stories centred around troubled individuals in a nightmarish impersonal and bureaucratic world.|
|09||Lionel Hutz||The fictional character from the animated TV series The Simpsons, he claims to have graduated from Princeton School of Law, although Princeton Law School closed in 1852.|
|08||John Knox||Born in Scotland, in 1510, his claim to fame is as one of the leaders of the Protestant Reformation movement which swept Europe in the sixteenth century.|
|07||Robert Louis Stevenson||Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, 1850, Stevenson had a fondness for woman and wine but also penned great fiction particularly Treasure Island, Kidnapped and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.|
|06||Geraldo Rivera||Born July 4th 1943), Geraldo is an American television journalist, attorney, and former talkshow host. He is known to have an affinity for dramatic, high-profile stories, and issues that are divisive in nature.|
|05||John Grisham||John Ray Grisham (born February 8th 1955) is an American former politician, retired attorney and novelist best known for his works of modern legal drama. As of 2012, his books have sold over 275 million copies worldwide.|
|04||Cherie Blair||Cherie Blair 23rd September 1954, known professionally as Cherie Booth QC, is an English barrister. She is married to Tony Blair, the former British Prime Minister. She specialises in employment, discrimination and public law has represented claimants taking cases against the UK government.|
|03||Abraham Lincoln||Abraham Lincoln (February 12th, 1809) was the sixteenth President of the United States. He introduced measures that resulted in the abolition of slavery and also defeated the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.|
|02||Bill Clinton||William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19th, 1946), one of the most popular presidents ever. Clinton left office with a 65% approval rating, the highest end-of-presidency rating of any President who came into office after World War II. Heavy womaniser who had a much-publicised affair with Monica Lewinsky.|
|01||Gandhi||Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, born 1869, was a major political and spiritual leader of India. He was the pioneer of Satyagraha—a philosophy that is largely concerned with truth and ‘resistance to evil through active, non-violent resistance’ – which led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. He underwent long (at times over a month) fasts, for both self-purification and protest.|
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