attorney–at–law

noun

Definition of attorney–at–law

plural

attorneys–at–law

  1. :  a practitioner in a court of law who is legally qualified to prosecute and defend actions in such court on the retainer of clients

1702

First Known Use of attorney–at–law

1702


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attorney–at–law

noun

Legal Definition of attorney–at–law

plural

attorneys–at–law

  1. :  lawyer — compare attorney-in-fact

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