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strike (one) off the roll (of solicitors/attorneys)

To be banned from practicing as a solicitor or attorney. The judge ruled that the only way to protect public confidence in the legal system was to strike him off the roll for his unprofessional and immoral behavior. Thompson is appealing the court's decision to strike her off the roll of attorneys as new evidence suggests her implication in the crime may have been fabricated by others.
See also: off, roll, solicitor, strike

strike (one) from the roll (of solicitors/attorneys)

To be banned from practicing as a solicitor or attorney. The judge ruled that the only way to protect public confidence in the legal system was to strike him from the roll for his unprofessional and immoral behavior. Thompson is appealing the court's decision to strike her from the roll of attorneys as new evidence suggests her implication in the crime may have been fabricated by others.
See also: roll, solicitor, strike
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Weinstein now serves as the program attorney for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals in Alexandria.
The successful plaintiff's attorney claimed that his work on the case--$135,360 at the prevailing hourly rate--was worth more than his client's damages.
For example, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled in 1982 that only members of a corporation's "control group" (the decision-makers or those who advise the decision-makers) qualify as the "client" for purposes of determining which corporate employees can have protected communications with the corporation's attorney.
In addition, they have experienced event planners, graphic designers and even an attorney on staff to assist attorneys increase client lists.
Delgadillo was an upset winner for city attorney six years ago, a feat he'd hoped to repeat against Brown.
Despite the additional overhead and operating costs of a large firm, an attorney with higher rates may work more efficiently, resulting in an overall lower fee.
In Benaitis, X retained an attorney on a contingent fee basis in a state court case against his former employer for willfully interfering with his employment contract, attempting to induce X to breach fiduciary duties to customers and discharging him when he refused.
The reception/conference center suite, too, can readily be located elsewhere within the same building, discontinuous from the attorney floors, without compromising function.
Black attorneys have been appointed to judgeships and other powerful political positions, while black law firms have emerged as powerhouses far major corporations and companies.
Since District Counsel attorneys are not constrained by the same financial and other considerations taxpayers are, the mediator in a tax case will have to have insight into what pressure will move a government attorney toward settlement.
Thereafter, the plaintiff's attorney filed a request for attorney's fees and costs under 1988 for $171,692.
I'm proud to take a leadership role in launching this committee and initiative for Pittsburgh's growing Hispanic community," said Marilin Martinez-Walker, Associate Attorney at Thorp Reed & Armstrong, and Chair of the Hispanic Attorney's Committee.
Collaborative Practice is similar to mediation and carries many of the same benefits, including saving time and attorney fees.
That includes discussions with the attorney for whom they are performing the services and all written materials and electronic items sent to or received from that attorney.
The tenant's attorney was given an opportunity to respond to the landlord's application.