Examples of lawyer in a Sentence
their lawyers told them that they couldn't use the park for the concert without permission from the city
Recent Examples of lawyer from the Web
The bill would have broadened suspects that police could investigate and arrest, but the government’s lawyers couldn’t come up with a proper definition for extremism.
On Thursday, the lawyer and Jiang’s sister went again to the police bureau and were told that Jiang had been formally arrested and an arrest notice had been mailed to the family.
Eric Cummings, 72, a former Washington lawyer who later ran a capital investment operation, died May 1 at a medical center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Clinton pulled together a team of lawyers, communication and political aides to deal with those issues apart from the regular White House structure, with the aim of letting other business proceed as normally as possible.
A call and email to Murray’s lawyer weren’t immediately returned.
A Delaware limited liability company called Liberty Redemption LLC is working with lenders, lawyers and renovation experts to revive the building, a representative for Liberty Redemption confirmed to AL.com.
The lawsuit could have bankrupted Applegate, the lawyers said.
About two weeks ago, an investigative file that had long been sought by defense lawyers was found in a box in a hallway at police headquarters.
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First Known Use of lawyer
LAWYER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lawyer for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is to guide and assist people in matters relating to the law
LAWYER Defined for Kids
Definition of lawyer for Students
: a person whose profession is to handle lawsuits for people or to give advice about legal rights and duties
Legal Definition of lawyer
: one whose profession is to advise clients as to legal rights and obligations and to represent clients in legal proceedings
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