pro tem judge

Definition of "pro tem judge"
  1. A legal professional who volunteers to adjudicate and resolve cases as a temporary substitute judge
How to use "pro tem judge" in a sentence
  1. The local court asked a pro tem judge to handle a few cases due to an increased workload.
  2. When the regular judge fell ill, a pro tem judge stepped in to ensure the trials were not delayed.
  3. The pro tem judge, a seasoned attorney, managed court proceedings efficiently and impartially.

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