Definition of attorney-at-law in US English:


nounPlural attorneys-at-law

  • A lawyer who is qualified to represent a client in court.

    • ‘An attorney-at-law shall defend the interest of his client without fear of judicial disfavour or public unpopularity.’
    • ‘I'll consult my attorney-at-law immediately.’
    • ‘An attorney-at-law appearing before the court shall at all times be attired in such a manner as prescribed or agreed by the proper authorities.’