attorney-at-law


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at·tor·ney-at-law

(ə-tûr′nē-ət-lô′)
n. pl. attorneys-at-law
An attorney.

attorney-at-law

n, pl attorneys-at-law
1. (Law) chiefly US a lawyer qualified to represent in court a party to a legal action
2. (Professions) chiefly US a lawyer qualified to represent in court a party to a legal action
3. (Law) obsolete Brit a solicitor
4. (Professions) obsolete Brit a solicitor

attor′ney-at-law′



n., pl. attorneys-at-law.
an officer of the court authorized to appear before it as a representative of a party to a legal controversy.
[1530–40]
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And at her house in town, upon this muddy, murky afternoon, presents himself an old- fashioned old gentleman, attorney-at-law and eke solicitor of the High Court of Chancery, who has the honour of acting as legal adviser of the Dedlocks and has as many cast-iron boxes in his office with that name outside as if the present baronet were the coin of the conjuror's trick and were constantly being juggled through the whole set.
Except in the exceedingly rare instance when it is genuinely necessary to distinguish an attorney-at-law from an attorney-in-fact, the "at Law" portion of that title is just as unnecessary and pretentious as "Esq.
Blomquist, Attorney-at-Law, LLC, the business counsel company founded by businessman and attorney John D.
Written by attorney-at-law Daniel Sitarz in a plain-terms style immediately accessible to lay readers, Small Business Accounting Simplified covers how to track business assets, expenses, income, and payroll, keep a chart of accounts, prepare a profit and loss statement, set up a practical recordkeeping schedule, and much more.
Mark Schwarz, Attorney-at-Law, Law Offices of Mark Schwarz