scrivener n[Middle English, alteration of scriveyn , from Anglo-French escrivein , ultimately from Latin scriba public record keeper, from scribere to write]
: a professional or public copyist or writer of official or formal documents (as deeds or contracts)
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.