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Attorney at Law

A term for a lawyer in several countries, notably Japan and the United States. In order to practice, attorneys at law generally must have passed an examination measuring their knowledge of the law and also must have obtained a law degree.
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Both Patsy's attorney and the Prosecuting Attorney rested their cases, letting everything go before the Court without argument.
Bernard smiled down upon the assistant district attorney as upon a naughty child.
In the corridors were many people, and with his eyes on the broad shoulders of the assistant district attorney, Thorndike pushed his way through them.
There he greeted another assistant district attorney whose years were those of even greater indiscretion than the years of Mr.
The first man in the line was already at the railing, and the questions put to him by the judge were being repeated to him by the other assistant district attorney and a court attendant.
Austin says," continued the district attorney, "she's looked into this case, and asks to have the man turned over to her.
Wakem were on friendly dining terms, and the attorney liked to predominate over a ship-owner and mill-owner who was a little too loud in the town affairs as well as in his table-talk.
Attorneys to serve two-year terms on the Attorney General's Advisory Committee (AGAC): Loretta E.
More family law attorneys are recommending their divorce clients hire a single, neutral CPA to help handle the transition from their shared financial life to their new independent lives.
In this regard, the Supreme Court, in Banks, II, 125 SCt 826 (2005), held that fees paid to an injured party's attorneys under a contingent-fee arrangement are taxable income to the injured party.
However, same-sex couples should educate themselves before simply adding each other to house titles, says Sharon Thompson, president of North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Attorneys, because it can trigger gift taxes or unintended ownership rights if the couple splits up.
The attorney general is the state's top law enforcement official, overseeing more than 1,100 attorneys, 700 peace officers and 3,200 other staff.