Definition of legal practitioner in US English:

legal practitioner

noun

  • A person who practices law.

    ‘the journal exists for both legal practitioners and academics’
    • ‘What we are talking about here is the negligence, assuming egregious negligence on the part of a legal practitioner.’
    • ‘The respondent, a legal practitioner, was arrested without warrant at his residence.’
    • ‘A legal practitioner is an officer of the court.’
    • ‘In our legal system, most judges are appointed from the ranks of experienced legal practitioners.’
    • ‘The expert anthropologist contracted to write a report is equated, functionally, with the legal practitioner promoting a cause.’