a person who is both a clown, and a lawyer. he wears hilarious clothing and makeup to his work at his prestigious law firm and carries a leather briefcase filled with gag props and various other lawyerings. in court, he uses hysterical comedy to distract the jury while simultaneously gaining their trust and their respect- almost always leading to him winning the case. unfortunately clown lawyer also has a deep alcoholic secret life. this term can describe almost any activity- happy or sad- referring to the different aspects of the clown lawyer's life.
that guy is such a clown lawyer", "we had such a bad night tonight- we just clown lawyered around- we didnt do shit