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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person, typically an attorney, employed as an assistant to a judge or another attorney, especially in order to gain legal experience.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a clerk who assists a judge with legal proceedings. Depending on the court, such positions may be professional careers or may be temporary positions for graduating law students.


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