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law clerk

  1. an attorney, usually a recent law-school graduate, working as an assistant to a judge or being trained by another attorney.
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Historical Examples

  • He appears at one time to have been law-clerk to William Prynne.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6


  • Aeacus delivers him to his freedman Menander, to be his law-clerk.


    Lucius Seneca

  • Mr. Redworth gruffly insists on his going back to his law-clerk's office and stool, and Mr. Dacier says that no place is vacant.