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Defense Attorney

n. 1) During a lawsuit or criminal prosecution, the attorney who represents the defendant. 2) The lawyer chosen by an insurance company to represent defendants who have insurance. 3) Lawyers who typically represent criminal defendants. When damages are involved, they're referred to as "plaintiff's attorneys." Home
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