law firm

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n law firm a firm of lawyers
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Usage

In literature:

The law here must be administered firmly and sharply.
"First in the Field" by George Manville Fenn
Young Marshall became a messenger in the law firm of J.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
In January, 1854, he formed a law-partnership with R. M. Corwine and W. K. Rogers, under the firm name of Corwine, Hayes & Rogers.
"The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes" by James Quay Howard
The judges timidly, though firmly, repudiated such a right as unknown to the law.
"History of the English People, Volume V (of 8)" by John Richard Green
The omnipotent hand of Puritan law laid its firm hold on their manufacture.
"Customs and Fashions in Old New England" by Alice Morse Earle
But I don't expect he'll spend his firm's money fighting speculative law suits all over the world just to please you.
"Gossamer" by George A. Birmingham
But he had been near to them only as a clerk for a large law firm.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
At the same time he is, if strict justice and firmness are shewn him, wonderfully law-abiding and orderly.
"British Borneo" by W. H. Treacher
They think a lot of him over at Indianapolis; he's had a chance to go into one of the best law firms there.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
It has been firmly maintained in the army which the law of 1818 established and incessantly recruits.
"Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My Time" by François Pierre Guillaume Guizot
From Mrs. John Stuart Kennington, by special messenger, to the law firm of Jordan & Fields.
"The Smart Set" by Clyde Fitch
It was signed by one of the members of the law firm.
"Joe Strong on the Trapeze" by Vance Barnum
Firmness is wanted, and equal laws for all.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
A miracle, we are told, is 'a violation of the laws of nature,' of laws which a firm and unalterable experience has established.
"Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics" by William Thomas Thornton
John Wesley was a firm believer in ghosts and witches, and insisted upon it, years after all laws upon the subject had been repealed in England.
"The Ghosts" by Robert G. Ingersoll
His attitude was so sound and so firmly taken that he won the support of all law-abiding citizens.
"Modern Americans" by Chester Sanford
You know, perhaps, that I'm a member of the Starr and Jordan law firm in New York.
"Captain Pott's Minister" by Francis L. Cooper
The law had to be enforced; property, or at least the property of the firm, must be respected.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
What I was going to say was this, I am a firm believer in the old-fashioned laws of entail.
"I'll Leave It To You" by Noel Coward
But Mr Clinton was firm in his refusal, and his mother-in-law backed him up.
"Orientations" by William Somerset Maugham
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In poetry:

Great is their peace who love thy law;
How firm their souls abide!
Nor can a bold temptation draw
Their steady feet aside.
"Psalm 119 part 1" by Isaac Watts
That, keeping old traditions fast,
Still hails the things that are to be,
And, firmly rooted in the Past,
On Law hath grafted Liberty;-
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
With glance intuitive he saw
Through all disguise of form and law,
And read men like an open book;
Fearless and firm, he never quailed
Nor turned aside for threats, nor failed
To do the thing he undertook.
"Wilson" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Were each forest tree to come alive,
And each leaf a voice be granted,
The law of God’s mercy they’d contrive
In vain in words to have chanted;
Since Life’s Light now shines for ever more,
In old and young firmly planted!
"“The bright blessed day with joy we see”" by Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig

In news:

A Muncie law firm will remain intact after both of its longtime partners take the bench in January.
Akerman Senterfitt is somewhat unique among law firms in creating a special task force chaired by individuals with FEMA backgrounds to assist businesses before and after disasters.
As emerging market companies go on a buying spree, which law firms are doing the deals.
NYPA task force may change law firms.
President and CEO The Galvin Law Firm.
The American Lawyer 's veteran senior writer reflects on 25 years of reporting on law firms.
I've been working for a small law firm for six years now.
The black-tie event drew hundreds from the various patent law firms around Southeast Michigan and the Midwest, and over drinks it became evident there was opportunity, he said.
Pearl River County supervisors have hired a branch of the Butler Snow law firm to set up an economic development board.
Four Am Law Firms Piloting $1.3 Billion Sale of Aircraft Leaser to Mitsubishi Unit.
After 20 years wearing a black robe and helping rule on Missouri laws, William Ray Price Jr today is starting at a St Louis law firm.
Opinion 273 Ethical Considerations of Lawyers Moving From One Private Law Firm to Another.
It is not uncommon for large law firms to endow law professorships in the United States.
Liu Pifeng, the wealthy founder of a law firm, spends part of his time defending the rights of China's poorest: migrant workers.
Daniels, Jr, chairman of the national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP was recognized as one of the 100 most influential African American attorneys in the United States by On Being a Black Lawyer (OBABL).
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