court-appointed attorney

Definition of "court-appointed attorney"
  1. A lawyer selected and paid for by the court to defend an individual, commonly against criminal charges
How to use "court-appointed attorney" in a sentence
  1. The judge assigned a court-appointed attorney to the defendant who couldn't afford a private lawyer.
  2. The court-appointed attorney argued diligently on behalf of his client.
  3. Due to his financial condition, he had a court-appointed attorney representing him during the trial.

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