attorney+at+law

  • 21attorney–in–fact — n pl attorneys–in–fact: an attorney who may or may not be a lawyer who is given written authority to act on another s behalf esp. by a power of attorney compare attorney at law Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 22attorney's fees — n. The sum charged to a client by an attorney at law for the professional services performed for the client. The sum reflects a contingent fee, flat fee, hourly fee, compensation for out of pocket expenses, or some combination thereof. See also… …

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  • 23law — / lȯ/ n [Old English lagu, of Scandinavian origin] 1: a rule of conduct or action prescribed or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority: as a: a command or provision enacted by a legislature see also statute 1 b:… …

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  • 24Attorney General — n pl attorneys general or attorney generals: the chief law officer of a nation or state who represents the government in litigation and serves as its principal legal advisor Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 25attorney-client privilege — noun confidential relationship, confidentiality, fiduciary privilege, immunity from divulging confidences, nondisclosable relationship, private relationship, privileged relationship Generally:{{}}protected relationship… …

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  • 26attorney's fee — The payment made to a lawyer for legal services. These fees may take several forms: hourly, per job or service for example, $350 to draft a will, contingency (the lawyer collects a percentage of any money she wins for her client and nothing if… …

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  • 27attorney-in-fact — A person named in a written power of attorney document to act on behalf of the person who signs the document, called the principal. The attorney in fact s power and responsibilities depend on the specific powers granted in the power of attorney… …

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  • 28attorney of record — The attorney who has appeared in court or signed pleadings or other forms on behalf of a client. This attorney will remain the attorney of record on a case until the client dismisses the attorney, the court allows the attorney to withdraw, or the …

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  • 29attorney work product — Written materials, charts, notes of conversations and investigations, and other materials related to a the preparation of a case or other legal representation. Their importance is that they cannot be required to be introduced in court or… …

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  • 30Attorney-General — chief law officer of the Crown and leader of the English bar. He represents the public interest in many matters. He regularly represents the government or government departments in litigation. He may also refer matters of law to the Court of… …

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  • 31attorney's lien — n. An encumbrance asserted by a lawyer against a client s file, money or property as security for unpaid legal fees. Strictly limited right to assert such a lien in most jurisdictions, and prohibited by ethical rules in others. Also referred to… …

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  • 32attorney misconduct — Behavior by an attorney that conflicts with established rules of professional conduct and is punishable by disciplinary measures. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. attorney misconduct …

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  • 33attorney's advertising — n.    the commercials which appear on television or crowd the yellow pages of the telephone book. Until the Supreme Court ruled (1977) that any restriction on lawyer advertising was an abridgement of free speech, advertising by lawyers was… …

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  • 34attorney's work product — n.    written materials, charts, notes of conversations and investigations, and other materials directed toward preparation of a case or other legal representation. Their importance is that they cannot be required to be introduced in court or… …

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  • 35attorney fees — See: attorney s fee Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009 …

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  • 36Attorney General. — Attorney General. In some jurisdictions, the prosecuting attorney. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …

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  • 37attorney, power of — >> power of attorney. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …

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  • 38attorney work product privilege — A rule that protects materials prepared by a lawyer in preparation for trial from being seen and used by the adversary during discovery or trial. Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits Category: Working With a Lawyer Nolo’s Plain English Law… …

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  • 39attorney’s fees — n. The fees charged by a lawyer for services rendered to clients. See also contingent The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

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  • 40attorney for the people — index district attorney Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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