attorney-at-law

noun
at·​tor·​ney-at-law | \ ə-ˈtər-nē-ˈat-ˈlȯ How to pronounce attorney-at-law (audio) \
plural attorneys-at-law

Definition of attorney-at-law

: a practitioner in a court of law who is legally qualified to prosecute and defend actions in such court on the retainer of clients

First Known Use of attorney-at-law

1702, in the meaning defined above

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“Attorney-at-law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/attorney-at-law. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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attorney-at-law

noun
plural attorneys-at-law

Legal Definition of attorney-at-law

: lawyer — compare attorney-in-fact

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