practice law

idiom

: to work as a lawyer
She practices law with a firm in Boston.

Examples of practice law in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In announcing the seizure, state regulators encouraged residents to check the state’s online database to ensure their attorneys were licensed to practice law, and not facing any similar cease and desist orders. Jakob Rodgers, The Mercury News, 6 June 2024 Stanley could lose her license to practice law if Presiding Disciplinary Judge Bryon Large and two hearing board members sustain the allegations of professional misconduct against her. Shelly Bradbury, The Denver Post, 10 June 2024 Snyder agreed to the suspension of his law license when he was indicted, but has since regained the ability to practice law. Madeleine O'Neill, Baltimore Sun, 3 May 2024 Giuliani has pleaded not guilty in a similar case involving the 2020 election in Georgia, and is also facing possible loss of his license to practice law in Washington, D.C. The Arizona charges adds another legal matter to that roster. Stacey Barchenger, The Arizona Republic, 4 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for practice law 

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“Practice law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/practice%20law. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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