Designee Law and Legal Definition

Designee refers to a person who has been designated to perform some duty or carry out some specific role. It is the person who has been designated. This is also termed as designate.

For Example if the sentencing bench officer is unavailable to hear the motion timely, then the Presiding Judge or his or her designee shall hear the motion. This means that if the sentencing bench officer is unavailable to hear the motion on time then the presiding judge or any person who has been designated to perform the duty of the presiding judge can hear the motion.