"She hired a civil attorney before the criminal case was even held over for trial?"
When I got in trouble, your father hired a fine attorney to defend me.
He is forced by company policy to hire an associate attorney.
The contractor may hire a private attorney or appear without one.
He hired a high-powered attorney and took me to court.
Of course, that was why the county hired a separate attorney or each defendant.
When her lawyer was paid off by the railroad, she hired a white attorney.
He hired an attorney with whom we negotiated and the matter was settled out of court.
And besides, you might have thought something was up if I hired a different attorney.
If these guys needed to make bail or hire an attorney, all they had to do was hold an auction.