• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Attorney-at-law a professional and duly qualified legal agent
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. atorne—Low L. attornatusatornāre, to commit business to another. See Turn.


In literature:

You are Merlin Shepperd and I am Kirkwood, attorney and counselor at law, over Bernstein's.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
By J. C. GROCOTT, Attorney-at-Law.
"Notes and Queries, Number 236, May 6, 1854" by Various
Attorney at Law and Solicitor in Chancery.
"A Treatise on Foreign Teas" by Hugh Smith
W. DeWitt Wallace, Attorney-at-law, Lafayette, Ind.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
Denny Street was born and educated in England and admitted an attorney and solicitor at law in the court of Westminster.
"Glimpses of the Past" by W. O. Raymond
My father often said I would make a good witness for my attorney in a suit at law.
"The Price of the Prairie" by Margaret Hill McCarter
Paul Rooney, attorney-at-law, 42, Stephen's-green, north, was about as well known in his native city of Dublin as Nelson's Pillar.
"Jack Hinton The Guardsman" by Charles James Lever
There's nothing you can give Horace Brooks, attorney at law, in the way of pay.
"The Broken Gate" by Emerson Hough
In 1826 he became a serjeant-at-law, and in 1830, and again, in 1841, was attorney-general for Ireland.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
Now the term attorney-at-law is precisely equivalent to that of lawyer.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
Smyth, 56th Regiment, son of Mr. James Smyth, attorney-at-law, of Norwich.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie
Almost at the same time as I, Manuel, the attorney-at-law for the Commune, arrived.
"The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2" by Eugène Sue
A wife generally cannot appear either personally or by attorney in a suit at law without her husband's authorization in writing.
"Marriage and Divorce Laws of the World" by Hyacinthe Ringrose
"Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity" by Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard
Jenner Brading, attorney-at-law, lived in a cottage at the edge of the town.
"The Best Psychic Stories" by Various
Attorney at Law, to Miss MARY F. LEDYARD, daughter of Benjamin Ledyard, Esq.
"The New-York Weekly Magazine" by Various
The Senior Episcop opened and read the last will and testament of Arthur Murgess, attorney-at-law.
"Strange Stories" by Grant Allen
Major Lacy was a graduate of Washington and Lee and an attorney at law, though he seldom practiced.
"Historic Fredericksburg" by John T. Goolrick
The judges and disciples performed all the duties of the modern attorney and counselor-at-law.
"The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer's Standpoint, Vol. I (of II)" by Walter M. Chandler
Probus, attorney at law, trusted by all.
"The Orange Girl" by Walter Besant

In news:

Stradley Ronon attorneys Brian P Seaman and John Vassalotti spoke to Drexel OUTLaw, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Group at the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University on October 10.
Van Dyke , who was a law professor at the UH Richardson School of Law and an internationally respected human rights attorney, died on Monday in Australia, in his sleep, while attending a conference on international ocean law.
Van Dyke, who was a law professor at the UH Richardson School of Law and an internationally respected human rights attorney, died on Monday in Australia, in his sleep, while attending a conference on international ocean law.
A federal "do-not-call" law has been held up by federal court rulings, but the state attorney general's office says that won't stop Nevada's own law aimed at telemarketers from taking effect on Wednesday.
EAST LONGMEADOW – Fitzgerald Attorneys at Law, P.C.
The host is Michael Lehutsky, Attorney at Law, 613 Main Street.
Of the 14 law firm mergers last quarter, 12 involved at least one firm with fewer than 25 attorneys.
Attorney General Eric Holder affirmed Thursday that the judiciary has power to review laws of the land, in reply to a US judge who had taken umbrage at an Obama comment questioning judicial review of his health care law.
On the strength of evidence presented at the civil trial, the Mobile District Attorney was able to indict Bennie Hays and his son-in-law, Frank Cox, for murder.
Dr Shanti Hulsebus shares her vast knowledge at a Lunch and Learn: Stress and Your Health June 20, sponsored by Sandra J Slaga, Attorney at Law.
Maher & Maher Attorney At Law (36 years).
Shakira's representative at the public relations company 42West and her attorneys at the law firm Fox Horan & Camerini LPP haven't responded to requests for comment.
An attorney accused of assaulting a woman at his Nampa law office has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery under an agreement with prosecutors.
If you work in the law, you probably do — some estimates put the ratio of depressed attorneys at 20 percent — and a few new Websites are trying help them out.
Miriam Freedman has been an attorney at the Boston law firm of Stoneman, Chandler and Miller LLP since 1988, representing public schools in special education , Section 504, and school law.