meet and confer
- A command by some courts directing the lawyers, and sometimes their clients, to meet in person or over the phone and attempt to resolve their disputes before bringing their issues to the judge
- The attorneys had a meet and confer session to avoid wasting valuable court time.
- Before presenting their case in court, they were asked to have a meet and confer to find potential resolutions.
- The judge suggested a meet and confer to minimize the matters that need court intervention.