He named two or three prominent lawyers Dean knew.
They're too cheap to let the lawyers do all the work so they had to come out here.
With the later 9th century we enter upon a new epoch, and by the time of Gregory VII., in the 11th century, the tribunals have fallen into the hands of a regular class of canonists who are in fact professional church-lawyers in orders.
Within a few years he took rank among the leading members of the profession at a bar which included some of the ablest lawyers of the country.
These deputies were twelve in number, six of whom - the lawyers Vergniaud, Guadet, Gensonne, Grangeneuve and Jay, and the tradesman Jean Francois Ducos - sat both in the Legislative Assembly and the National Convention.