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
There is no mention of the electoral hacking allegations in the U.S. extradition request for Lisov, lawyers and court officials who have seen the documents told The Associated Press.
Faced with a surge in fraudulent claims for whiplash in car crashes, the government imposed a cap on the fees lawyers could charge for such cases.
Under the DACA program, more than 750,000 Dreamers across the U.S. - about 4,000 of whom live in Alabama, according to Hoover immigration lawyer Jeremy Love - have received renewable, two-year immigration enforcement deferrals.
The undersecretary need not be a scientist to be an effective administrator, says Poneman, a lawyer.
As reported by Liverpool fan site Empire of the Kop, ex-football lawyer Daniel Vanderkamp has been very vocal on Twitter, claiming the the south coast club are now ready to resume talks with the Reds and broker a deal for their valuable defender.
The son of a prominent Rock Hill lawyer, who shot and killed his father in 2015, was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty but mentally ill to manslaughter.
David -- a retired trail lawyer whose personal interests have ranged from historic preservation to wilderness conservation -- has owned wooded acreage overlooking the Tchefuncte River for decades.
A prominent Mission Hills businesswoman was sentenced Monday to one year and six months in prison for lying to government lawyers during a civil tax investigation.
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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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