attorneys at law

attorney-at-law

[uh-tur-nee-uht-law]
noun, plural attorneys-at-law. Law.
an officer of the court authorized to appear before it as a representative of a party to a legal controversy.

Origin:
1530–40

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attorney-at-law
 
n , pl attorneys-at-law
1.  chiefly (US) a lawyer qualified to represent in court a party to a legal action
2.  obsolete (Brit) a solicitor

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