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List of famous female attorneys, featuring bios and photos when available. This female attorney at laws list contains the most prominent and top females known for being attorney at laws. You might also be interested in celebrities who went to law school and athletes who have law degrees. The female attorneys of note are listed by their level of prominence, and you can be sorted by various bits of information like date of birth or birthplace. There are thousand of females working as attorneys in the world, but this list highlights only the notable ones.

Women lawyers and attorneys on this list include Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren.

While this isn't a list of all female attorney at laws, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female attorneys in the world?" and "Who are the best female attorneys?"

The most notable female attorneys in history and today are shown below. Enjoy this list of well-known, leading female attorney at laws. If you want to share these historic female attorney at laws you can use one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. 

Elizabeth Edwards is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Attorneys
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Mary Elizabeth Anania Edwards was an American attorney, a best-selling author and a health care activist. She was married to John Edwards, the former U.S. Senator from North Carolina who was the 2004 United States Democratic vice-presidential nominee. Edwards lived a private life until her husband's rise as senator and ultimately unsuccessful vice presidential and presidential campaigns. She was his chief policy advisor during his presidential bid, and was instrumental in pushing him towards more liberal stances on subjects such as universal health care. She was also an advocate of gay marriage and was against the war in Iraq, both topics about which she and her husband disagreed. In the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 61 (1949-2010)

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America

Profession: Author, Lawyer

Schools: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Mary Washington

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Gloria Allred is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Attorneys
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Gloria Rachel Allred is an American civil rights lawyer who is noted for taking high-profile and often controversial cases; she has been particularly involved with cases involving the protection of women's rights. The New Republic has called her "a longtime master of the press conference." ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Profession: Actor, Attorney at law, Lawyer

Schools: University of Pennsylvania, Loyola Law School, New York University

Credits: Rat Race, Piers Morgan Live, On the Edge, We the People with Gloria Allred

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Caroline Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Attorneys
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Caroline Bouvier Kennedy is an American author, attorney, and the current United States Ambassador to Japan. She is a prominent member of the Kennedy family and the only surviving child of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. She is a niece of Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy and older sister to John F. Kennedy, Jr. Caroline Kennedy was just short of her sixth birthday when her father was assassinated on November 22, 1963. The following year, Caroline, her mother, and brother settled on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, where she attended school. Kennedy graduated from Radcliffe College and worked at Manhattan's Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 60

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

Profession: Spokesperson, Editor, Politician, Author, Writer, + more

Schools: Columbia Law School, Harvard College, Radcliffe College, Harvard University, Concord Academy

Credits: American Ballet Theatre in Swan Lake

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Kristine Lefebvre is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Attorneys
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Kristine Leigh Lefebvre is a lawyer, and was a contestant on NBC's reality show The Apprentice who made it into the final group of six contestants before being fired. The credentials which garnered Lefebvre a spot on the show include her education and career as an attorney. Her undergraduate degree is from the Metropolitan State College in Denver, and her law degree is from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. As a professional, she has represented celebrities Shaquille O'Neal and Dan Marino as well as the Staples Center sports complex and the Los Angeles Kings hockey team. Following her appearance on The Apprentice, Lefebvre appeared nude in the June 2007 issue of Playboy as well as on ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany

Profession: Businessperson, Lawyer

Schools: Metropolitan State College of Denver, Nova Southeastern University

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