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List of notable or famous lawyers from Argentina, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in Argentina and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to Argentina. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Argentinian lawyers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These lawyers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known lawyer from Argentina is included when available.

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Adolfo Alsina is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 48 (1829-1877) Adolfo Alsina Maza was an Argentine lawyer and Unitarian politician, and one of the founders of the Partido Autonomista and the National Autonomist Party.

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Adolfo Rodríguez Saá is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
age 70 Adolfo Rodríguez Saá Páez Montero is an Argentine Peronist politician. He was the governor of the province of San Luis during several terms, and served as President of

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Aníbal Ibarra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
age 60 Aníbal Ibarra is an Argentine lawyer and politician who served as mayor of Buenos Aires from 2000 to 2006.

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Antonio de la Rúa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Antonio de la Rúa age 44 Antonio de la Rúa, is the eldest son of former Argentine president, Fernando de la Rúa and Inés Pertiné. He was an advisor to his father during his fathers presidency ...more

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Antonio Sáenz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Antonio Sáenz Dec. at 45 (1780-1825) Antonio Sáenz was an Argentine statesman, educator and cleric. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán of July 9, 1816 which declared the Independence of Argentina. He ...more

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Arturo Frondizi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 87 (1908-1995) Arturo Frondizi Ercoli, GCMG was the President of Argentina between May 1, 1958, and March 29, 1962, for the Intransigent Radical Civic Union, which he led until 1986. Under his program of ...more

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Carlos Fayt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Carlos Fayt age 100 Carlos Santiago Fayt is an Argentine lawyer, politician, academic and a member of Supreme Court of Justice of Argentina since 1983.

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Carlos Humberto Perette is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 77 (1915-1992) Carlos Humberto Perette was an Argentine Radical Civic Union politician and lawyer. He was a provincial legislator, national deputy, senator, Vice-President and ambassador.

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Carlos Menem is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
age 87 Carlos Saúl Menem is an Argentine politician who was President of Argentina from 1989 to 1999. He has been a Senator for La Rioja Province since 2005.

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Carlos Pellegrini is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 60 (1846-1906) Carlos Enrique José Pellegrini was Vice President of Argentina and became President of Argentina from 6 August 1890 to 12 October 1892, upon Miguel Ángel Juárez Celman ...more

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Carlos Ruckauf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
age 73 Carlos Federico Ruckauf is a Peronist politician in Argentina, member of the Justicialist Party. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from January 2002 to March 2003. He had earlier served ...more

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Carmen Argibay is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Carmen Argibay Dec. at 75 (1939-2014) Carmen María Argibay was a member of the Argentine Supreme Court of Justice. She was the first woman to be nominated for the Court by a democratic government in Argentina, and caused some ...more

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Cristian Rosso is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
age 34 Cristian Rosso is an Argentine rower. He competed in the double sculls at the 2012 Summer Olympics where he finished 4th together with Ariel Suárez.

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Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
age 65 Cristina Elisabet Fernández de Kirchner, known as Cristina Kirchner and often referred to by her initials CFK, is the current President of Argentina and widow of former president ...more

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Dalmacio Vélez Sársfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 75 (1800-1875) Dalmacio Vélez Sársfield was an Argentine lawyer and politician who wrote the Argentine Civil Code of 1869, the vast majority of which remains in use to this day.

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Diana Conti is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
age 62 Diana Beatriz Conti is an Argentine lawyer and politician. She is a member of the Argentine Chamber of Deputies and a former national senator.

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Eduardo Camaño is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
age 71 Eduardo Oscar Camaño is an Argentine Justicialist Party politician. He was acting head of the executive branch of the country for two days between December 31, 2001 and January 1, 2002. ...more

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Eduardo Duhalde is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
age 76 Eduardo Alberto Duhalde is an Argentine politician, lawyer and professor of public law, who also was President of Argentina from 2002 to 2003.

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Raúl Zaffaroni is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Raúl Zaffaroni age 78 Eugenio Raúl Zaffaroni is an Argentine lawyer. Since 2003 he has been a member of the Supreme Court of Justice of Argentina.

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Fernando de la Rúa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
age 80 Fernando de la Rúa is an Argentine politician. He was president of the country from December 10, 1999 to December 21, 2001 for the Alliance for Work, Justice and Education. He resigned ...more

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Francisco Bernabé Madero is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 80 (1816-1896) Francisco Bernabé Madero was an Argentine lawyer and politician. He served as Vice President of Argentina, and founded the town of Maipú.

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Francisco Narciso de Laprida is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Francisco Narciso de Laprida Dec. at 43 (1786-1829) Francisco Narciso de Laprida was an Argentine lawyer and politician. He was a representative for San Juan at the Congress of Tucumán, and its president on July 9, 1816, when the ...more

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Gerónimo Salguero is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Gerónimo Salguero Dec. at 73 (1774-1847) Gerónimo Salguero de Cabrera Moynos, sometimes seen as Luis Jerónimo Cabrera y Cabrera or some variant, was an Argentine statesman and lawyer. He was a representative to the ...more

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Gervasio Antonio de Posadas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 76 (1757-1833) Gervasio Antonio de Posadas y Dávila was a member of Argentina's Second Triumvirate from 19 August 1813 to 31 January 1814, after which he served as Supreme Director until 9 January 1815. ...more

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Honorio Pueyrredón is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Honorio Pueyrredón Dec. at 69 (1876-1945) Honorio Pueyrredón was an Argentine lawyer, university professor, diplomat and politician. Born in San Pedro, Buenos Aires, Pueyrredón graduated at the Faculty of Law of the ...more

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Inés Mónica Weinberg de Roca is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Inés Mónica Weinberg de Roca age 70 Justice Inés Mónica Weinberg de Roca is an Argentine Judge of the Supreme Court of city of Buenos Aires and a Judge of the United Nations Appeals Tribunal in New York City. She was ...more

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Jorge Sapag is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Jorge Sapag age 66 Jorge Augusto Sapag is an Argentine politician and lawyer, a member of the Neuquino People's Movement and governor of Neuquén Province in Argentina since 2007. Born in Zapala, ...more

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José Antonio Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
José Antonio Cabrera Dec. at 52 (1768-1820) José Antonio Cabrera y Cabrera was an Argentine statesman and lawyer. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July 1816 declared the Independence of ...more

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José Evaristo Uriburu is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 83 (1831-1914) José Félix Evaristo de Uriburu y Álvarez de Arenales was President of Argentina from 23 January 1895 to 12 October 1898. He was an adept diplomat; participating as arbiter ...more

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José Figueroa Alcorta is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 71 (1860-1931) José Maria Cornelio Figueroa Alcorta was President of Argentina from 12 March 1906 to 12 October 1910. Figueroa Alcorta was born in Córdoba as the son of José Figueroa and ...more

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José María Guido is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 65 (1910-1975) José María Guido was an interim President of Argentina from 30 March 1962 to 12 October 1963. Guido was elected to the Argentine Senate for Río Negro Province in 1958, ...more

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José María Ruda is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
José María Ruda Dec. at 70 (1924-1994) José María Ruda was an Argentine jurist. Between 1964 and 1972 he held a seat on the United Nations International Law Commission. He also served as the Argentine ambassador to the ...more

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Juan Agustín Maza is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Juan Agustín Maza Dec. at 46 (1784-1830) Juan Agustín Maza was an Argentine statesman and lawyer. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July 1816 declared the Independence of Argentina. Maza was ...more

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Juan E. Méndez is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Juan E. Méndez age 73 Juan E. Méndez is a lawyer and human rights activist known for his work on behalf of political prisoners.

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Miguel Juárez Celman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 65 (1844-1909) Miguel Angel Juárez Celman was President of Argentina from 12 October 1886 to 6 August 1890. A lawyer and politician, his career was defined by the influence of his kinsman, Julio ...more

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Leandro Despouy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Leandro Despouy Leandro Despouy is an Argentine human rights lawyer. He was the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers from August 2003 until end of July 2009 . Despouy was ...more

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Leopoldo Melo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 82 (1869-1951) Leopoldo Melo was an Argentine lawyer, diplomat and politician. He was a leading figure in the Radical Civic Union, a nominee for President, and later Minister of Internal Affairs.

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Luis Moreno Ocampo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Luis Moreno Ocampo age 65 Luis Gabriel Moreno Ocampo is an Argentine lawyer and the first Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. He previously worked as a prosecutor in Argentina, notably combating corruption ...more

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Luis Sáenz Peña is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 85 (1822-1907) Luis Sáenz Peña Davila was a lawyer and President of Argentina. He was the father of president Roque Sáenz Peña He graduated in law from the University of Buenos ...more

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Manuel Antonio Acevedo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Manuel Antonio Acevedo Dec. at 55 (1770-1825) Manuel Antonio Acevedo was an Argentine statesman, lawyer and priest. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July 1816 declared the Independence of Argentina. ...more

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Manuel Belgrano is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 50 (1770-1820) Manuel José Joaquín del Corazón de Jesús Belgrano, usually referred to as Manuel Belgrano, was an Argentine economist, lawyer, politician, and military leader. He ...more

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Manuel Quintana is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 71 (1835-1906) Manuel Pedro Quintana y Sáenz de Gaona was the President of Argentina from 12 October 1904 to 12 March 1906. He died in office. Manuel Quintana studied law at the University of Buenos ...more

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Manuel Vicente Maza is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 60 (1779-1839) Manuel Vicente Maza was an Argentine lawyer and federal politician. He was governor of Buenos Aires, and was killed after the discovery of a failed plot to kill Juan Manuel de Rosas.

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Marcela Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Marcela Rodríguez age 53

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Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 74 (1868-1942) Máximo Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear Pacheco, better known as Marcelo T. de Alvear was an Argentine politician and President of Argentina October 12, 1922 to October 12, 1928.

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Margarita Stolbizer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Margarita Stolbizer age 63 Margarita Stolbizer is an Argentine lawyer and prominent politician.

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Mariano Acosta is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 68 (1825-1893) Mariano Acosta was an Argentine lawyer and politician.

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Mariano Boedo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Mariano Boedo Dec. at 37 (1782-1819) Mariano Boedo was an Argentine statesman and soldier. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July 1816 declared the Independence of Argentina. Boedo was born in ...more

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Mariano Moreno is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Dec. at 33 (1778-1811) Mariano Moreno was an Argentine lawyer, journalist, and politician. He played a decisive role in the Primera Junta, the first national government of Argentina, created after the May Revolution. ...more

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Miguel Ángel Pichetto is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Lawyers from Argentina
Miguel Ángel Pichetto age 67 Miguel Ángel Pichetto is an Argentine Justicialist Party politician. He has served as Senator for Río Negro Province and leads his party in the Senate.