legal-eagle

legal eagle

An especially clever, aggressive, or skillful attorney. I might be considered something of a legal eagle now, but I had to work for years to get enough experience to build my reputation.
See also: eagle, legal

legal-eagle

verb
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But boy oh boy, it sure is tiresome watching bad guys get humanized in such a schematic fashion, and besides, how long will it take before this legal-eagle android becomes permanently touchy-feely?