lit·i·ga·tor /'li-tə-ˌgā-tər/ n: one that litigates; esp: a lawyer skilled at litigation

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

index contender, litigant, suitor

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

A lawyer who represents parties in lawsuits in courts of law; a specialist in litigation.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

A trial lawyer; an attorney who represents plaintiffs or defendants in court.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Category: Working With a Lawyer

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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