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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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Summit Defense Attorneys offers a free initial consultation and their staff is available 24/7 to answer legal questions.
And, if the defense attorney is right, officers should not hesitate to affirm this.
TV bombards us daily with images of slick defense attorneys using their wily ways to bamboozle unsuspecting jurors into letting "obviously guilty" persons - the Menendez brothers, O.
Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Amir Laden has been practicing law since 1998 and has defended clients in DUI's and other criminal traffic offenses.
Knoller replaced Ruiz as her defense attorney on April 2 in advance of Knoller's appeal of the verdict.
For example, defense attorney payments per claim, for claims with defense attorney involvement, were 35 percent higher than the median of the study states, and the average medical-legal expense per claim was nearly double that in the median state.
Summit Defense attorneys are known as tough litigators who consistently garner outstanding results for their clients.
Veteran character actors playing defense attorneys - including Annabella Sciorra (tonight), Peter Coyote (Friday night) and Lorraine Bracco (next week) - keep the level of performance high, and Scott Cohen, who was great on Showtime's cop show ``Street Time,'' replaces Orbach in the third episode.
However, the study further noted that the involvement of defense attorneys in claims was relatively stable, and growth in payments per claim to defense attorneys slowed over the study period to 5 percent in 2001 and 2002.
Defense attorney Andrew Flier, who is representing Gevorgyan, said he is confident his client will be released from jail within a few months and that he is skeptical that prosecutors will go through with another trial.
Criminal Defense Associates is the "brainchild" of a group of highly skilled state and federal defense attorneys.
But defense attorney Mark Geragos, who's representing Terteryan, argued that Mavis glossed over the coroner's testimony that the stabs could have come from below.
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