lawyer vs attorney

lawyer attorney

Definitions

  • 1) By extension, a legal layman who argues points of law.
  • 2) A professional person qualified (as by a law degree and/or bar exam) and authorized to practice law, i.e. conduct lawsuits and/or give legal advice.
  • 3) One whose profession is to give legal advice and assistance to clients and represent them in court or in other legal matters.
  • 4) One versed in the laws, or a practitioner of law; one whose profession is to conduct lawsuits for clients, or to advise as to prosecution or defence of lawsuits, or as to legal rights and obligations in other matters. It is a general term, comprehending attorneys, counselors, solicitors, barristers, sergeants, and advocates.
  • 5) The black-necked stilt. See Stilt.
  • 6) The bowfin (Amia calva).
  • 7) The burbot (Lota maculosa).
  • 8) A lawyer knowledgeable about the most detailed and minute points of law, especially one with an exceptional propensity and ability to exploit fine technical points of law for the client's advantage.
  • 9) a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
  • 10) One who is versed in the law, or is a practitioner of law; one whose profession is to prosecute or defend suits in courts, or advise clients as to their legal rights, and aid them in securing those rights. It is a general term, comprehending attorneys, counselors, solicitors, proctors, barristers, Serjeants, and advocates.
  • 11) Same as gray snapper. See snapper.
  • 12) In the New Testament, an interpreter or expounder of the Mosaic law.
  • 13) An old thorny stem of a brier or bramble, as of Rosa canina or Rubus fruticosus.
  • 14) The mudfish or bowfin, Amia calva; also, the burbot, Lota maculosa: both more fully called lake-lawyer.
  • 15) The black-necked stilt, Himantopus nigricollis. De Kay.
  • 16) To make legalistic arguments.
  • 17) informal To practice law.
  • 18) To perform, or attempt to perform, the work of a lawyer.
  • 19) With "up", to acquire the services of a lawyer.
  • 20) colloquial, criminal law With "up", to exercise the right to ask for the presence of one's attorney.

Definitions

  • 1) US A lawyer; one who advises or represents others in legal matters as a profession.
  • 2) An agent or representative authorized to act on someone else's behalf.
  • 3) US A lawyer; one who advises or represents others in legal matters as a profession.
  • 4) A person who is legally qualified and licensed to represent a person in a legal matter, such as a transaction or lawsuit.
  • 5) obsolete A substitute; a proxy; an agent.
  • 6) A legal agent qualified to act for suitors and defendants in legal proceedings; an attorney at law.
  • 7) One who is legally appointed by another to transact any business for him; an attorney in fact.
  • 8) a written authority from one person empowering another to transact business for him.
  • 9) obsolete A substitute; a proxy; an agent.
  • 10) a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
  • 11) In United States law, the certificate of the court admitting an attorney to practise, which testifies that the attorney has qualified and taken his oath of office.
  • 12) One who is appointed by another to act in his place or stead; a proxy.
  • 13) The general supervisor or manager of a plantation. [British West Indies.]
  • 14) The appointment of another to act in one's stead; the act of naming an attorney: now used only in the following phrase.
  • 15) Specifically In law, one who is appointed or admitted in the place of another to transact any business for him.
  • 16) To perform by proxy.
  • 17) Toemployasaproxy.
  • 18) Toperformbyproxy.
  • 19) To employ as a proxy.
  • 20) obsolete To perform by proxy; to employ as a proxy.
  • 21) obsolete To perform by proxy; to employ as a proxy.

Examples

  • 1) One of those involved is also understood to have contacted lawyers about a possible claim.
  • 2) I am amazed how this can be overturned by lawyers and money people because it is not in their interest.
  • 3) This prompted deliberations between the judge and the trial lawyers about a potential conflict of interest.
  • 4) And partly because it will amount to special treatment only for rich people with fancy lawyers.
  • 5) Working as a legal aid lawyer satisfies both these things.
  • 6) What do these possible changes mean for the next generation of lawyers?
  • 7) Their lawyers advised them that they might be sued by older workers not allowed to work on.
  • 8) These reforms are less about lawyers and more about consumers.
  • 9) Anything involving courts and lawyers cannot be free.
  • 10) Prisoners have expressed concerns frequently that telephone calls with their lawyers and legal visits are being bugged.
  • 11) Being a planning lawyer is the next best thing.
  • 12) There was a time when lawyers talking about their costs was simply not the done thing.
  • 13) lawyers fear this legal battle will reduce it further.
  • 14) This new reality is likely to call for a different approach when lawyers advise those who receive such notices.
  • 15) The huge rise in people acting without lawyers in the absence of legal aid is forcing judges to change how they behave.
  • 16) There were dozens of police, lawyers and members of the public looking on.
  • 17) Their neighbours were teachers, lawyers and academics.
  • 18) Six years ago, a lawyer asked a court to release him.
  • 19) Save it for your lawyers, people.
  • 20) A letter written by a solicitor or a lawyer.
  • 21) By law, only a small number of legal activities must be conducted by a solicitor or other lawyer.
  • 22) Some lawyers and academics say that the Army should no longer have the power to convict soldiers for criminal offences.
  • 23) Crown Prosecution Service lawyers were consulted over whether some claims were illegal.
  • 24) Look in the upper right-hand corner of the prints, he told the defense lawyers.
  • 25) Crown Prosecution Service lawyers are studying an interim report into a new investigation and cops hope to bring charges next year.
  • 26) "Perhaps you would like to be a lawyer; very well, be a _lawyer_, but see to it that you don't _die a lawyer_, and nothing but a lawyer.
  • 27) McConaughey is reportedly still playing the title lawyer, while Jones would have been the playboy.
  • 28) Mortimer's personal training as a lawyer likely helped him create the title lawyer character of "Rumpole," which was adapted for short stories and the radio following its TV run.
  • 29) That insight may lead us to the conclusion that the lawyer is a great person for standing up for the rights of an unrepresented group/person.
  • 30) The best you can hope for from a lawyer is a mild interest in your case and a little extra willingness to work hard.
  • 31) I still think being a lawyer is about having a part in trying to do justice.
  • 32) December 15th, 2009 2: 36 am view my lawyer is an online directory that contains information on lawyers and their specialization worldwide.
  • 33) Rule of thumb: If a lawyer is advertising on TV, steer as far away from him as you can.
  • 34) If his lawyer is any good, he has convinced the guy that he was caught in the act of a capital crime, and will face certain execution if he does not comply completely.
  • 35) ‘Despite the pleas of defence lawyers, the attorney general appeared to do nothing to urge restraint.’
  • 36) ‘The Attorney general is a lawyer employed by the government of the day to provide legal advice that his client asks for.’
  • 37) ‘That only can be given to a representative or solicitor or a lawyer, or a court official.’
  • 38) ‘Obviously a purchaser may or may not choose to give power of attorney to their lawyer.’
  • 39) ‘Immigration lawyers and judges are thus drawn into a debate that is less and less theoretical.’
  • 40) ‘Women attorneys, doctors and lawyers are found in the provinces as well as in urban areas.’
  • 41) ‘Common law lawyers tend to talk about things assuming everyone knows what they mean.’
  • 42) ‘Civil and common law lawyers have been multivalent without talking much about it.’
  • 43) ‘This is particularly true in schemes operated in many States where public defence lawyers are assigned to cases.’
  • 44) ‘Once you get lawyers and solicitors involved things tend to get dragged out.’
  • 45) ‘It probably knew the judge was married to a lawyer, and thus had access to a free attorney.’
  • 46) ‘We don't know, because the Act also permits the litigant and his lawyers to be excluded from the court.’
  • 47) ‘It also placed the lawyer who signed the affidavit of documents in jeopardy of an award of costs against him.’
  • 48) ‘The canon lawyer called by the Plaintiffs also confirmed the church's policy of secrecy.’
  • 49) ‘Nor will defendants who lose be made to pay more because the claimant's lawyers are being paid extra under a conditional fee.’
  • 50) ‘In a court you will never get completely unbiased when lawyers are ruling on lawyers, will you?’
  • 51) ‘They are the cost of going to the court at all, lawyers or no lawyers.’
  • 52) ‘In a sense, you know who the plaintiffs' lawyers are; they are quite well known.’
  • 53) ‘The lawyers and judges involved in its administration tend to be made from the same cloth and are regarded as no better.’
  • 54) ‘While the lawyers were with the judge, he sat and waited at one end of the hallway on the fourth floor.’
  • 55) ‘‘The objective is to internalize pro bono lawyering as part of our psyche as well as part of our profession,’ he said.’
  • 56) ‘However, from watching her ‘host’ tonight's programming, it is clearly obvious that she has zero media potential, and should go back to lawyering.’
  • 57) ‘The fact is that although the Prime Minister was elected to lead the country, he never stopped lawyering on the side.’
  • 58) ‘And yet these medical fraudsters have deep pockets, and so he is lawyering against a government that he belongs to, and took an oath to uphold.’
  • 59) ‘Judging is different from lawyering, but common law judges are not trained separately from lawyers; they are barristers one day and judges the next.’
  • 60) ‘He plays at lawyering, and we all pay for it’
  • 61) ‘And it seems his experience with the litigation is one thing that led him from theology to lawyering.’
  • 62) ‘Right now he is member of Parliament, and still lawyering around.’
  • 63) ‘All three came to the bench from lawyering, not from judging or the academy.’
  • 64) ‘He is not even on our radar, because we need a leader to stop lawyering and start leading.’
  • 65) ‘This strikes me as a bit convoluted but he is lawyering and I do not know anything about this stuff.’
  • 66) ‘We now need a term for the moral inverse of ‘honest graft’, organized corruption, with no redeeming features, which is yet thoroughly lawyered and irreproachable before the law.’
  • 67) ‘Thus, a person can become managing partner for a variety of reasons, some of which may be related to intellect and lawyering skill but some of which have nothing to do with those qualities.’
  • 68) ‘Revised the probationary program with additional class time, student evaluations and a stronger focus on lawyering skills and strategies.’
  • 69) ‘Legal practitioners have a vast comparative advantage over law schools in teaching practical lawyering skills.’
  • 70) ‘Why would a judge make a habit of not assigning counsel or, in a contract system, condone lawyering that is like nothing at all?’
  • 71) ‘I'm just so concerned, you know, they talk about the great lawyering this defense attorney did.’
  • 72) ‘The heavily lawyered press release is very suspicious and leads one to conclude that he had in fact divulged the information.’
  • 73) ‘Of course, the judge cannot have had any intention of overseeing half-a-million mini-trials on causation, nor can they have had any intention of lawyering them.’
  • 74) ‘This idea may not even require a Memorandum of Understanding, a heavily lawyered process that failed other cities in the past.’
  • 75) ‘Instead, it's clear that they lawyered it within an inch of its life - a bunch of legal eagles with faint hearts removing any juice and most of the meat from it.’
  • 76) ‘A substantial and somewhat turgid passage that will have been severely lawyered before it was allowed out, but even so, you begin to get a message, of sorts.’

Examples

  • 1) The attorney general warned that legalising the outpost after the court ruling would be unconstitutional.
  • 2) One legal blog called him'the least distinguished attorney general for two centuries '.
  • 3) Another worked as an assistant district attorney.
  • 4) The attorney general demanded that the gentleman should be arrested.
  • 5) Many attorneys we contacted admitted that they would not practice immigration law due to its intricacies.
  • 6) The local district attorney declined to release more information about the arrest pending an investigation.
  • 7) There are partnerships with the police department and the district attorney's office.
  • 8) Top Manhattan divorce attorneys are representing each side.
  • 9) I am an accomplished attorney and law professor.
  • 10) A formidable battery of attorneys represented the hearing's many parties.
  • 11) I gave my lawyer power of attorney and sent money over, which he passed on to the vendor.
  • 12) He blamed'dirty politics' for her forced resignation as shadow attorney general.
  • 13) The Swiss attorney general 's office said that charges could be brought by the end of the year.
  • 14) So good that more than 9,000 defence attorneys have gone on strike, claiming justice there is a sham.
  • 15) It is a comedy-drama series from the US about defence attorneys.
  • 16) A defence attorney asked the judge,'Does he have to let her win?
  • 17) The LA attorney's office is reviewing the case.
  • 18) They were referred to a military doctor so there is no chance of an impartial examination,' one defence attorney said after the hearing.
  • 19) Playing an infirm defence attorney with a dodgy ticker, he is given further palpitations when a murder suspect's wife opts to testify against him.
  • 20) They hear all complaints brought before them against persons for crimes and breaches of the peace, and examine witnesses who appear to testify; and when it is requested, they have the assistance and advice of the state's attorney; or as he is called in some states, the _district attorney_, or
  • 21) As all crimes and breaches of the peace are considered as committed against the state, and prosecuted in its name, this attorney is sometimes called _state's attorney_.
  • 22) This attorney is a good tax attorney, but is a federal practitioner and not as familiar with state issues as one would wish.
  • 23) At the end of the day, we feel more secure because the federal prison population has swelled ever so slightly with the occasional inclusion of a title attorney, mortgage broker, or real estate investor.
  • 24) (A) a court in which the attorney is authorized to practice; or
  • 25) Near each courthouse is a title attorney that duplicates the county records of all transactions so he can readily update any abstract presented tohim.
  • 26) From there, supposedly they will let you call your attorney and your attorney is supposedly able to get you out of jail into a hotel.
  • 27) The first day I hired my title attorney I mentioned to her that I wanted my mother to be on the deed in order to get the taxes reduced.
  • 28) Owens also said he intends to end what he calls the attorney general's "slush fund" -- back taxes, fraud and other collections pursued by the office, a portion of which are retained by the office for its uses.
  • 29) Never mind that an "attorney" is nothing more than a lawyer who wants to sound more important than he really is.
  • 30) ‘Other important intermediaries were legal attorneys, who represented the Christian groups in their dealings with the state.’
  • 31) ‘The court would appoint public attorneys to represent Estrada.’
  • 32) ‘You and your attorney should understand your business situation thoroughly before you decide on a license.’
  • 33) ‘Her appointed attorney was not immediately available for comment.’
  • 34) ‘And most are defended not by private attorneys but by public defenders or appointed lawyers.’
  • 35) ‘We'll hear from his defense attorney and the lawyer representing his murdered wife's family.’
  • 36) ‘A judge was elected, attorneys were appointed, and witnesses were interviewed.’
  • 37) ‘It's time for prosecutors and plaintiffs' attorneys to move forward with renewed vigor.’
  • 38) ‘Criminal defendants have no right to court appointment of an attorney and no right to a jury trial.’
  • 39) ‘Military officials at the Pentagon declined to describe their legal status, or say whether they are represented by attorneys.’
  • 40) ‘In some states, a fifth of the attorneys who have represented defendants in capital cases have subsequently been suspended, disbarred or arrested.’
  • 41) ‘This one-sided provision has created bad incentives for attorneys and the litigants they represent.’
  • 42) ‘Defence attorneys and lawyers described the case as a sham because of the lack of evidence.’
  • 43) ‘The present system allows for an individual to be represented by a different attorney at each stage.’
  • 44) ‘An attorney can be appointed by signing a deed which is in place immediately.’
  • 45) ‘According to attorneys who represent these defendants, the pressure on men to confess to what the government wants is enormous.’
  • 46) ‘The matter was then taken to the High Court, where attorneys acting on his behalf challenged the police as to why he was still in custody.’
  • 47) ‘About two dozen women qualified as attorneys by the end of the decade.’
  • 48) ‘As you reach your twilight years, meeting with a qualified attorney to develop an estate plan is a priority.’
  • 49) ‘Well, I think he is going to rely on the counsel of his attorneys.’
  • 50) ‘She was brought to the office one day so the counselors and attorneys could work with her.’
  • 51) ‘The Justice Foundation will help match you with attorneys who will help prepare and file your brief.’
  • 52) ‘The condemned inmate's attorney is often forced to play the role of counselor.’
  • 53) ‘Often we'd go brief stretches with no attorney on staff.’
  • 54) ‘This all plays to the core competence of business attorneys.’
  • 55) ‘I urged her to seek the services of an attorney through legal aid.’
  • 56) ‘Be sure to check with your attorney on these matters before making any decisions.’
  • 57) ‘The company is seeking an intellectual property staff attorney for its legal team.’
  • 58) ‘The union is planning to consult attorneys about legal action.’
  • 59) ‘In addition, many local libraries have legal dictionaries that list attorneys and their areas of expertise in and around your state.’
  • 60) ‘He hired five attorneys to give legal advice and negotiated a one-month extension to the deadline.’
  • 61) ‘Then we'll get legal perspective from two attorneys who have been involved in the case.’
  • 62) ‘Both have argued numerous cases before the Supreme Court, including as attorneys in the solicitor general's office.’
  • 63) ‘An attorney was appointed on their behalf by the Legal Aid Board.’
  • 64) ‘He referred all queries about the matter to his attorney.’
  • 65) ‘Ferreiraa postponed the case to next Tuesday, when a legal aid attorney will be appointed.’
  • 66) ‘He confirmed to the Daily Dispatch yesterday that he had referred the matter to his attorneys.’
  • 67) ‘Ndhlela is representing himself after numerous attorneys and advocates withdrew from the case.’
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