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attorney’s lien - Legal Definition
encumbrance asserted by a lawyer against a client’s file, money or property as
security for unpaid legal fees. Strictly limited right to assert such a lien in
most jurisdictions, and prohibited by ethical rules in others. Also referred to
as a charging lien or retaining lien.