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1.
The art of playing the rules instead of playing a game. For example, trying to work out a walk in slow-pitch softball. Swing the bat, you puss!

Also applicable to weenies who demand free throws after the slightest contact in a pick-up basketball game and d-bags who take yardage penalties in backyard football games.
Pops: Hit it out of the park, boy!
Son: Don't pressure me, I'm trying to work the count.
Pops: Don't play lawyer ball, son.
by Harris Bergstein December 18, 2006
 
2.
The practice of finding and abusing loopholes in written and spoken contracts. Used mainly by lawyers, in court and in everyday life.
Spoken Contract by Lawyer: If the iPhone comes out at Macworld I will buy you one

Person: Umm, ok, Steve announced the iPhone. You'll buy me one when it comes out in June, right?

Lawyer: No, in fact, I said if the iPhone COMES OUT at macworld i'd buy you one, which it didn't, so therefore I am in no way obligated to purchase said phone for you.

Person: Come on, quit playing Lawyer Ball
by KeatonTech March 30, 2008
 
3.
The proverbial prowess of an attorney. Usually based on number of wins and willingness to take the tough and/or high-profile cases.
Tim Bowles earned his Lawyer Ball many many cases ago.
by Misanthropic71 March 26, 2008
 
4.
A disparaging nickname for soccer.
My friend was talking about the FIFA World Cup, then he asked if I watched it and I said, "I would never watch that damn Lawyer Ball!"
by cool4dude December 16, 2006