lawyer lawyer  /ˈlɔ jər/


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


  1. Born in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Ervin was the son of a relentlessly upright lawyer.
  2. The lawyer Xu Zhiyong disappeared in Beijing one week ago, but now his image is popping up all over town.


  1. Lawyer for Former N.F.L. Star Asks for Leniency

    The lawyer for the former N.F.L. star Chad Johnson said the backside pat Johnson gave him in court was not meant as disrespectful to a judge — and did not warrant 30 days in jail.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. Lawyer for Johnson seeks cut in 30-day jail term

    Johnson’s lawyer Adam Swickle asked Broward County Circuit Judge Kathleen McHugh to reconsider the sentence she imposed Monday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Lawyer: Subcontractor Is Scapegoat in Pa. Collapse

    Lawyer: Subcontractor is scapegoat, was just following orders before deadly Pa. wall collapse        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC News

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  1. Obama said Clinton was "a corporate lawyer sitting on the board at Wal-Mart" while he was fighting for working-class Americans in Illinois.
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Bloomberg

  2. "The reputation he gained through his years of public service and professional work in the legal community is forever damaged," Bush said. "The consequences of his felony conviction on his former life as a lawyer, public servant and private...
    on Jul 3, 2007 By: President Bush Source: New York Daily News

  3. No other NBA officials or players were expected to be involved in the scandal, which Stern called the "most serious situation and worst situation that I have ever experienced either as a fan of the NBA, a lawyer for the NBA or a commissioner of the...
    on Aug 14, 2007 By: David Stern Source:

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