trial lawyer

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Noun1.trial lawyer - a lawyer who specializes in defending clients before a court of lawtrial lawyer - a lawyer who specializes in defending clients before a court of law
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
attorney, lawyer - a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
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(Here, too, the plaintiff's bar came in handy: A trial lawyer won the doctors a $50 million refund.) The state ultimately passed strict insurance reform that kept a lid on future premium increases.
Q: If that happened to me, do you think some trial lawyer would be willing to help my survivors sue the gun maker?
House of Representatives in Iowa's First Congressional District, AAJ member Bruce Braley frequently found himself vilified as a "trial lawyer's trial lawyer" by the National Republican Congressional Committee and the corporate special-interest groups that spent heavily on advertising against him.
Alan Cropsey should be a trial lawyer's worst nightmare.
How can a trial lawyer ensure that a witness is fully prepared?
Each year it identifies extreme court cases and trial lawyer activities it believes are meritless, abusive or wasteful.
Taken together, a trial lawyer's services may be instrumental in assisting clients with developing themes that resonate with the opposing counsel, the court and (ultimately) the jury.
The more experienced, well-respected trial lawyer looked young Lopez in the eye and told him he had a problem with his work.
Skordelli's attorney, Giorgos Georgiou argued that his client would likely not have been found guilty during the criminal trial had her trial lawyer at the time not committed errors.
While in-house counsel naturally look to the lead trial lawyer to set the case strategy and the tone in court, many overlook the team that stands behind the lead lawyer.
In many conservative circles, "trial lawyer" remains a slur.
Summary: As the famous movie quote says, the job of a trial lawyer is to always be closing.