law clerk

noun

Definition of law clerk

: a person (such as a law school graduate) who provides a judge, magistrate, or lawyer with assistance in such matters as research, writing, and analysis
  • landed a job as a law clerk at the Supreme Court straight out of law school

First Known Use of law clerk

1761

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law clerk

noun

legal Definition of law clerk

: one (as a law school graduate) who provides a judge, magistrate, or lawyer with assistance in such matters as research and analysis

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