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
Erdogan’s lawyers are opening court cases against people accused of insulting him at a pace of more than 10 per day, justice ministry data show.
Mr. Altman will ultimately have to put forth his arguments about lawyer-client privilege in a Los Angeles courtroom if his appeal is unsuccessful.
Sayyed's lawyer Bruce Gardner argued why his client, who has been held in the Madison County Jail since his June 15 arrest, should have bail set in the case.
As an attorney for King and Spalding, Wray served as the New Jersey governor's personal lawyer during the investigation into the lane closures on the George Washington Bridge in 2013.
People reports that Conrad and her husband, lawyer William Tell, welcomed a baby boy to their family on Wednesday, July 5.
In fact, an entire industry of eldercare lawyers and accountants exists to help the middle-class elderly shield their assets so that Medicaid can pick up the tab for their long-term care.
In the days following the disaster, journalists and lawyers rushed to pick over the festival’s corpse, churning out stories and lawsuits that painted its organizers as either clueless or fraudulent.
His lawyers filed a $20 million wrongful imprisonment lawsuit against the Canadian government, arguing the government violated international law by not protecting its own citizen and conspired with the U.S. in its abuse of Khadr.
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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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