noun ( AmE )
▪ defense , prosecuting
He is a practicing family law ~ with years of experience.
▪ bankruptcy , civil , criminal , immigration , malpractice , patent , etc.
He fired his court-appointed ~ and began representing himself.
▪ famed , high-profile , prominent , renowned , senior
He hired a high-profile defense ~ to represent him.
VERB + ATTORNEY
▪ hire , retain
▪ appoint , assign
The assistant district ~ was assigned to prosecute the case.
Consult an ~ whenever you make a major decision affecting your estate.
ATTORNEY + VERB
▪ represent sb
▪ practice sth , specialize in sth
an ~ specializing in entertainment law
▪ file sth
Her ~ filed a motion for an injunction.
▪ argue sth , argue for sth
Attorneys argued that prosecutors never proved who sent the email.
Army ~s argued for a general discharge.
▪ advise sb/sth
Your ~ may advise you to accept a cash settlement.