verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of lawyer
Examples from the Web for lawyer
He first rose to prominence as a lawyer in Queens, who settled a boiling racial dispute over public housing in Forest Hills.Mario Cuomo: An OK Governor, but a Far Better Person|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“At worst, Eric picked up a garbage can, was told by police to put it down, and did,” his lawyer, Martin Stoler, insisted.
Another step is to require a lawyer or advocate present during questioning of people with ID.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Case in point: when Loertscher was brought to court in Wisconsin, her 14-week-old fetus was granted a lawyer, but she was not.States Slap Pregnant Women With Harsher Jail Sentences|Emily Shire|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jackson declined to comment on the case, saying it was at the behest of his lawyer.
With a shudder of disgust the lawyer went into the dining room and closed the door into the kitchen.The Troll Garden and Selected Stories|Willa Cather
I want you to come ashore with me and find out for yourself from my lawyer that you can depend on the money.The White Blackbird|Hudson Douglas
He was a lawyer and knew the general inappropriateness and inadmissibility of a leading question.The Storm Centre|Charles Egbert Craddock
"Always providing Lieutenant Fraser consents to the arrangement," the lawyer added smoothly.A Texas Ranger|William MacLeod Raine
Leaving the Captain and the veteran as temporary guards, he sallied forth, followed by the lawyer and the two parsons.Two Knapsacks|John Campbell