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List of notable or famous lawyers from Iran, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in Iran and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to Iran. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Iranian 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 Iran is included when available.

This is a list that features people like Shirin Ebadi and Mehdi Karroubi.

This historic lawyers from Iran list can help answer the questions "Who are some Iranian lawyers of note?" and "Who are the most famous lawyers from Iran?" These prominent lawyers of Iran may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Iranian lawyers.

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Kambiz Norouzi

Kambiz Norouzi is a lawyer, university professor, legal advisor of the Association of Iranian Journalists, in which role he spoke out against the closure of newspapers in 2002, and lecturer at Center of Media Education in Iran. Norouzi was arrested during the protests following the disputed June 2009 Iranian presidential election, and in November 2009 was sentenced to two years imprisonment and 74 lashes for conspiracy against national security, spreading anti-government propaganda and disrupting public order. ...more on Wikipedia

Mehdi Karroubi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lawyers from Iran
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Mehdi Karroubi is an influential Iranian reformist politician, democracy activist, mojtahed, and chairman of the National Trust Party. He was the chairman of the parliament from 1989 to 1992 and 2000 to 2004, and a presidential candidate in the 2005 and 2009 presidential elections. He is a founding member and former chairman of the Association of Combatant Clerics party. Karroubi is a critic of the Guardian Council and Iran's Judicial System. By appointment of the Supreme Leader, he was a member of the Expediency Discernment Council and an adviser, posts he held until resigning from all his posts on 15 June 2005 after the first round of the 2005 presidential election. He has been described ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 81

Birthplace: Aligudarz, Iran

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Mehrangiz Kar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lawyers from Iran
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Mehrangiz Kar is a prominent Iranian lawyer, human rights activist and author of the book Crossing the Red Line, as well as many articles. Mehrangiz Kar is a celebrated activist of women's rights in Iran. Mehangiz Kar was a Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University and in the 2005/06 academic year was based at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. She has also been recognized as a Scholar at Risk through an international network of universities and colleges working to promote academic freedom and to defend the human rights of scholars worldwide. She currently works in Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women in Brown University. She ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 75

Birthplace: Ahvaz, Iran

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Mehrnoush Najafi Ragheb

Mehrnoush Najafi Ragheb is an Iranian lawyer, Persian blogger, women's right activist and member of the city council of Hamedan. She was born in 1979 in Hamedan and graduated in international law. She is organizer and chief of Human Rights Commission in Hamedan Bar Association. She is also one of the active councillor in Iran who is protesting the destruction of the environment and antiquities and she writes in her weblog. Nowadays she is one of the lawyers to change discriminatory laws against women in Iran, takes a great effort. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40