attorney attorney  /ə ˈtɜr ni/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice

Usage(s):

  1. The investigator told him that Rebozo had denied that Kalmbach was his attorney.
  2. The power-of-attorney designation has long bestowed significant power on relatives and caretakers of the elderly power that can easily be abused.
  3. Exclusive: Salim Hamdan, fresh from his victory in the Supreme Court, now claims his legal notes were confiscated, in violation of attorney-client privilege.

News

  1. Attorney general's office files lawsuit against air-duct cleaner

    The state attorney general's office announced Friday that it had filed a civil lawsuit against an air-duct cleaning company based on reports of false advertising of prices and worker
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Attorney sentenced to nine years in corruption probe

    Attorney Anthony Calabrese III was sentenced to nine years in federal prison Thursday in an Akron courtroom in connection with a widespread public corruption probe in Cuyahoga County that has led to convictions and prison terms for dozens of people. Calabrese, 40, pleaded guilty in January to 18 of 20 federal charges against him, including [...] The post Attorney sentenced to nine years in ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Chronicle-Telegram

  3. Attorney gets prison in Cleveland corruption probe

    An attorney accused of facilitating various bribery schemes has been sentenced to nine years in prison in a public corruption investigation involving county government in Cleveland.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WTRF Wheeling

Quotes

  1. "Based on information that has subsequently come to light, the president has directed the [Justice Department's] pardon attorney not to execute and deliver a grant of clemency to Mr. Toussie," White House Press Secretary Dana Perino said in a...
    on Dec 24, 2008 By: Dana Perino Source: CNN

  2. "I don't think the attorney general's statement that he was not involved in any discussions of US attorney removals was accurate," Kyle Sampson, who quit this month as Gonzales' chief of staff, told the Senate Judiciary Committee. "I remember...
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: Kyle Sampson Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Even my worst days as attorney general have been better than my father's best days," Gonzales said.
    on Aug 27, 2005 By: Alberto Gonzales Source: 940 News

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