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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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In his view, the trial attorney should have called certain hospital staff as witnesses who could testify as to Saleeba's treatment.
Based on knowledge of what will or will not withstand scrutiny in court, a trial attorney can identify points on which to compromise without surrendering too many legal rights.
One of the first and most important challenges facing any trial attorney upon taking office is to establish credibility with other elected officials, including by showing loyalty to causes extending beyond the trial lawyer community.
in Taxation from New York University, he began his tax career as an attorney-adviser in the IRS Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (International); he later became an IRS trial attorney.
Sta-Rite trial attorney Karl Sturge said the appeal will argue that the pump which caused Lorenzo Peterson's entrapment in 2000 was state of the art when it was sold in 1994, so design technologies developed after that date, including automatic shut-off switches that might have prevented the tragedy, are immaterial.
The Columbia Law School graduate previously worked as a trial attorney in the civil right division of the Department of Justice.
In the case of an appeal to the ASBCA, the attorney must advise the contracting officer of his legal responsibilities for preparing the Rule 4 and trial attorney litigation files.
Verdisco was a member of the Washington, D.C., bar and held positions as executive assistant and attorney adviser to two chairmen of the Consumer Product Safety Commission; as an antitrust trial attorney in the Office of the Executive Legal Director at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; and as a trial attorney in the Bureau of Competition at the Federal Trade Commission.
The trial attorney, however, will invest a substantial portion of any argument to the jury in a fact intensive emotional call to justice in order to obtain a favorable decision.
Of course, if you follow the path less traveled of winning through credibility, you have to be even more attentive to the land mines that can destroy any trial attorney, whether honest or dishonest."
The agency's litigation effort will be led by Trial Attorney Sebastian Riccardi and supervised by Supervisory Trial Attorney Justin Mulaire.