Entry from US English dictionary
noun (plural attorneys-at-law)
A lawyer who is qualified to represent a client in court.
- An attorney-at-law appearing before the court shall at all times be attired in such a manner as prescribed or agreed by the proper authorities.
- An attorney-at-law shall defend the interest of his client without fear of judicial disfavour or public unpopularity.
- I'll consult my attorney-at-law immediately.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.