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

Examples of people on this list: Digna Ochoa, Gregorio Cárdenas Hernández and many more.

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

Use this list of renowned Mexican lawyers to discover some new lawyers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (81 items)

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Adalberto Madero is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Adalberto Madero age 48 Adalberto Arturo Madero Quiroga is a Mexican lawyer and right-wing politician from Nuevo León who has served in the upper house of the Mexican Congress. He was the municipal president of ...more

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Adolfo Christlieb Ibarrola is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Adolfo Christlieb Ibarrola Died at 50 (1919-1969) Adolfo Christlieb Ibarrola was a Mexican lawyer and politician from Mexico City and former President of the National Action Party.

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Alejandro González Alcocer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
age 66 Alejandro González Alcocer is a Mexican politician and lawyer, belonging to the National Action Party. After Alcocer studied law at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, ...more

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Alfonso García Robles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 80 (1911-1991) Alfonso García Robles was a Mexican diplomat and politician who, in conjunction with Sweden's Alva Myrdal, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1982. García Robles was born in Zamora, ...more

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Arturo Zamora Jiménez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Arturo Zamora Jiménez age 62 Arturo Zamora Jiménez is a Mexican lawyer and politician affiliated to the Institutional Revolutionary Party. He is currently running as the PRI candidate to the governorship of Jalisco. ...more

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Benito Juárez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 66 (1806-1872) Benito Pablo Juárez García, was a Mexican lawyer and politician of Zapotec origin from Oaxaca who served as the president of Mexico for five terms: 1858–1861 as interim, then ...more

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Carlos A. Madrazo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 54 (1915-1969) Carlos Alberto Madrazo Becerra was a reformist Mexican politician. Madrazo was born on the ranchería of Parrilla, in the state of Tabasco, to Píoquinto Madrazo López, a ...more

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Cristina Díaz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Cristina Díaz age 59 María Cristina Díaz Salazar is a Mexican lawyer and politician affiliated to the Institutional Revolutionary Party. She is a former municipal president of Guadalupe, Nuevo ...more

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Daniel Cosío Villegas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 78 (1898-1976) Daniel Cosío Villegas was a prominent Mexican economist, essayist, historian and diplomat. Cosío Villegas was born in Mexico City. After studying one year in engineering and two ...more

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Diego Fernández de Cevallos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
age 77 Diego Fernández de Cevallos Ramos is a Mexican politician affiliated to the conservative National Action Party. He was a presidential candidate in the 1994 election and President of the ...more

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Digna Ochoa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 37 (1964-2001) Digna Ochoa was a human rights lawyer in Mexico. She was born in Misantla, in the state of Veracruz.

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Edmundo O'Gorman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 89 (1906-1995) Edmundo O'Gorman O'Gorman was an Irish-Mexican writer, historian and philosopher. He was the brother of architect Juan O'Gorman and the son of painter and mining engineer Cecil Crawford O'Gorman ...more

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Eduardo Medina-Mora Icaza is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
age 61 Eduardo Tomás Medina-Mora Icaza is a Justice of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation. Ambassador of Mexico to the United States from 2013 to 2015. He is a Mexican lawyer who served ...more

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Emilio Portes Gil is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 88 (1890-1978) Emilio Cándido Portes Gil was President of Mexico from 1928 to 1930.

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Enrique Peña Nieto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
age 51 Enrique Peña Nieto is a Mexican politician and currently holds the office of President of Mexico. His six-year term began in 2012. He is a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party ...more

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Felipe Calderón is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
age 55 Felipe de Jesús Calderón Hinojosa GCB is a Mexican politician who served as President of Mexico from December 1, 2006 to November 30, 2012. He is a member of the Partido ...more

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Fernando Canales Clariond is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
age 71 Fernando de Jesús Canales Clariond is a Mexican politician and businessman affiliated to the National Action Party. He succeeded his cousin, Benjamín Clariond as governor of Nuevo ...more

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Fernando de las Fuentes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Fernando de las Fuentes age 57 Fernando de las Fuentes Hernández is a Mexican lawyer and politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party who currently serves as President of the Congress of Coahuila.

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Fernando Elizondo Barragán is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
age 69 Fernando Elizondo Barragán is a Mexican Senator affiliated to the National Action Party. He was the interim governor of Nuevo León and former Secretary of Energy in the cabinet of ...more

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Fernando Franco González-Salas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Fernando Franco González-Salas Justice José Fernando Franco González-Salas is a Mexican jurist who has been a member of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation since December 2006. President Vicente Fox ...more

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Francisco Blake Mora is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Francisco Blake Mora Died at 45 (1966-2011) José Francisco Blake Mora was a Mexican lawyer and politician who served as the Secretary of the Interior in the cabinet of Felipe Calderón from 2010 to 2011. He was Mexico's top ...more

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Francisco Garrido Patrón is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Francisco Garrido Patrón age 65 Francisco Garrido Patrón is a Mexican politician, who was governor of the State of Querétaro from 2003 to 2009, and member of the National Action Party. Previously he was mayor of ...more

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Francisco González de la Vega is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Francisco González de la Vega Died at 75 (1901-1976) Francisco González de la Vega e Iriarte, Mexican jurist, he was Attorney General of the Republic, Governor of Durango by Institutional Revolutionary Party. Ambassador of Mexico in ...more

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Francisco Lagos Cházaro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 54 (1878-1932) Francisco Jerónimo de Jesús Lagos Cházaro Mortero was acting President of Mexico designated by the Convention of Aguascalientes from June 10, 1915 to October 10, 1915. Lagos ...more

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Francisco León de la Barra is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 76 (1863-1939) Francisco León de la Barra y Quijano was a Mexican political figure and diplomat who served as interim President of Mexico from May 25 to November 6, 1911. He obtained a degree in law in ...more

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Genaro David Góngora is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Genaro David Góngora age 80 Genaro David Góngora Pimentel is a Mexican jurist who was a member of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation from 1995 to 2009 and served as its President from 1999 to 2003. ...more

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Germán Martínez is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Germán Martínez age 50 Germán Martínez Cázares is a Mexican politician and lawyer. He is a member of the National Action Party. Holds a degree in law from the Universidad La Salle. Has a Specialty ...more

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Gilberto Rincón Gallardo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 69 (1939-2008) Gilberto Rincón Gallardo y Meltis was a Mexican politician, activist and former presidential candidate.

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Gregorio Cárdenas Hernández is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 84 (1915-1999) Gregorio "Goyo" Cárdenas Hernández, also known as the strangler of Tacuba, was a Mexican spree killer. He was the first multiple murderer whose case was widely published ...more

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Guillermo Iberio Ortiz Mayagoi... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Guillermo Iberio Ortiz Mayagoitia age 77 Guillermo Iberio Ortiz Mayagoitia is a Mexican jurist and former Supreme Court Justice. He perviously served as the President of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation from 2 January 2007 to ...more

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Gustavo González Hernández is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Gustavo González Hernández age 25 Gustavo González Hernández is a Mexican politician from the state of Jalisco, Mexico. He is currently serving a 3-year term in the Mexican House of Representatives and belongs to ...more

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Héctor Ortiz Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Héctor Ortiz Ortiz age 67 Héctor Israel Ortiz Ortiz is a Mexican lawyer and politician who currently serves as Governor of Tlaxcala.

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Humberto Benítez Treviño is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Humberto Benítez Treviño age 73 Humberto Benítez Treviño is a Mexican lawyer and politician. He was Attorney General of México from 1994 to 1996.

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Ignacio Burgoa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 87 (1918-2005) Ignacio Burgoa Orihuela was a Mexican lawyer, professor and writer. He was a federal judge in Mexico City, and a respected lawyer in Mexico. He studied Law and obtained his Ph.D. from the ...more

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Isabel Vericat is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Isabel Vericat age 48 Isabel Vericat Núñez, is a Spanish-Mexican lawyer, book writer and translator of many languages.

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Jesús Aguilar Padilla is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Jesús Aguilar Padilla age 66 Jesús Alberto Aguilar Padilla is a Mexican politician and lawyer from the Institutional Revolutionary Party. He was Governor of the state of Sinaloa from 2005 until 2010, and was ...more

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Joaquín Gamboa Pascoe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Joaquín Gamboa Pascoe Joaquín Gamboa Pascoe is a Mexican trade union leader & politician.

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Jorge Alonso Treviño is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
age 82 Jorge Alonso Treviño Martínez is a Mexican politician affiliated with the Revolutionary Institutional Party. He served as governor of Nuevo León from August 1, 1985 until ...more

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Jorge Carpizo McGregor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 68 (1944-2012) Jorge Carpizo McGregor was a Mexican jurist who occupied various high rank positions in the government of Mexico. Carpizo was the son of Óscar Carpizo Berrón and Luz María ...more

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Jorge Kahwagi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
age 49 Jorge Antonio Kahwagi Macari is a Mexican, businessman, politician, and show business personality.

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Jorge Luis Mancillas Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Jorge Luis Mancillas Ramírez Jorge Luis Mancillas Ramírez is a Mexican jurist who has been a minister of the Superior Court of Justice of Nuevo Leon since 2004. In 2005 Mancillas Ramírez was designated ...more

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Jorge Ringenbach is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Jorge Ringenbach

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Jorge Veytia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Jorge Veytia age 36 Jorge Isaac Veytia is a Mexican actor and lawyer. He is now a specialist on Ancient Egyptian Law and International Commercial Contracts.

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Jorge Volpi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
age 49 Jorge Volpi . is a Mexican novelist and essayist, best known for his novels such as En busca de Klingsor. Trained as a lawyer, he gained notice in the 1990s with his first publications and ...more

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José Justo Corro is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 70 (1794-1864) José Justo Corro was a Mexican lawyer, politician, and president of Mexico, from 2 March 1836 to 19 April 1837.

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José López Portillo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 84 (1920-2004) José Guillermo Abel López Portillo y Pacheco was a Mexican lawyer and, politician affiliated with Institutional Revolutionary Party who served as the 51st President of Mexico from

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José Luis Soberanes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
José Luis Soberanes age 68 José Luis Soberanes Fernández is a prominent Mexican lawyer. He was president of the National Human Rights Commission of Mexico from November 16, 1999 to November 15, 2009. ...more

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José María Bocanegra is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 75 (1787-1862) José María Bocanegra was a Mexican lawyer and politician who was briefly interim president of Mexico in 1829. Bocanegra graduated from the Colegio de San Ildefonso in Mexico City, ...more

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José María Pino Suárez is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
Died at 44 (1869-1913) José María Pino Suárez was a Mexican statesman, jurist, poet, journalist and revolutionary who served as the 7th and last Vice President of Mexico from 1911 until his ...more

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José Natividad González Parás is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Lawyers from Mexico
age 69 José Natividad González Parás is a Mexican politician affiliated to the Institutional Revolutionary Party. He is a former federal deputy and former governor of Nuevo ...more