Origin of Philadelphia lawyer
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How to use Philadelphia lawyer in a sentence
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
Sabrine is a trained lawyer, likely a helpful quality when your task is to push politicians.
As the director of Freedom Now, I hold Intigam Aliyev in high esteem and have long respected his work as a human-rights lawyer.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His court-appointed lawyer was drinking a quart of liquor per day.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|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.
The sharpened faculties have something of a lawyer's quickness in detecting a flaw in the indictment.Children's Ways|James Sully
Sebastian Brandt died; counsellor of Strassburg, a lawyer, and author of a curious poem.
But a lawyer who needed the wherewithal finally condescended to risk the task, and into it he plunged.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Thomas Bradford, the oldest master printer in America, died at Philadelphia, aged 94.
Half of Pittsburgh spliced on to half of Philadelphia would make a city very like Glasgow.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Other Idioms and Phrases with Philadelphia lawyer
A shrewd attorney, adept at dealing with legal technicalities, as in It would take a Philadelphia lawyer to get him off. This expression dates from the late 1700s and, as lexicographer Richard H. Thornton observed: “Why members of the Philadelphia bar should be credited with superhuman sagacity has never been satisfactorily explained.”