criminal lawyer

noun
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of criminal lawyer

: a lawyer who specializes in criminal law; especially : a lawyer who represents defendants in criminal cases

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First Known Use of criminal lawyer

1753


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criminal lawyer

noun

legal Definition of criminal lawyer

: a lawyer who specializes in criminal law

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