an officer of the court authorized to appear before it as a representative of a party to a legal controversy.
She served as a social worker, lecturer and educator before becoming an attorney-at-law.
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We cannot for the small business transactions of life be hunting up the “attorney-at-law” or the village squire.
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Jenner Brading, attorney-at-law, lived in a cottage at the edge of the town.
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A big brass plate on the outer door displayed his name: “Mr. Dene, attorney-at-law.”
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Fyler Dibblee was an attorney-at-law and agent for settlement of the Loyalists.
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She came to the door at the end of the hall upon which was printed, “John Regis, attorney-at-law.”
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“attorney-at-law,” Mr. Finch added, lifting his hat politely.
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And on state occasions, we are joined by an attorney-at-law who plays the piccolo.
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He put up his sign as attorney-at-law, but he got no clients.
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Almost at the same time as I, Manuel, the attorney-at-law for the Commune, arrived.
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noun (law) (pl) attorneys-at-law
(mainly US) a lawyer qualified to represent in court a party to a legal action
(Brit, obsolete) a solicitor
- Attorney general
the chief law officer of a country or state and head of its legal department. (initial capital letters) the head of the U.S. Department of Justice: a member of the president’s cabinet. Contemporary Examples “This is either incompetence or incredibly bad judgment” by the attorney general and others within his inner circle, she said. Eric […]
a person authorized by power of attorney to act on the authorizer’s behalf outside a court of law.
a person authorized by power of attorney to act on the authorizer’s behalf outside a court of law. Historical Examples Attorneys are of two kinds, attorneys-in-fact and attorneys-at-law. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8 Various
one-quintillionth (10 -18) of a tesla. Abbreviation: aT.