Disbarment Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Disbarment, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Disbarment?

n. The removal of an attorney’s license to practice law, often for right. This ultimate discipline only results after investigation and opportunities for the attorney to explain his/her improper conduct. Possibly after rehabilitation and/or cure, an attorney may be reinstated.