Seyyed Alireza Avaei
Seyyed Alireza Avaei is a prominent Iranian judge and politician born in Dezful on May 20, 1956. During a confirmation hearing on August 20, 2017, as many as 244 members of the Islamic Consultative Assembly voted in favor of him becoming the justice minister of the 12th government of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Seyyed Alireza Avaei is among the most prominent judges of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and a founding member and chairman of the board of trustees of the Association of Fundamental Legal Studies, the first national civil institution in the legal system of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Adviser to the High Disciplinary Court for Judges
Dezful Public and Revolutionary Court Prosecutor (1979)
Ahvaz Public and Revolutionary Court Prosecutor (1988)
Director-general of Lorestan Justice Department (1994)
Director-general of Markazi Justice Department (1998)
Director-general of Isfahan Justice Department (2002)
Director-general of Tehran Justice Department (2005-2014)
Deputy interior minister and director of the National Organization for Civil Registration (2014)
Head of the Presidential Office's Special Inspection Bureau (2016-2017)
Minister of Justice (Since August 20, 2017)/