lawyer


lawyer
law·yer /'lȯ-yər/ n: one whose profession is to advise clients as to legal rights and obligations and to represent clients in legal proceedings

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

lawyer
I noun avocat, advocate, attorney, attorney-at-law, barrister, barrister-at-law, counsel, counselor, counselor-at-law, iurisconsultus, iurisperitus, jurisconsult, jurisprudent, jurist, legal advisor, legal advocate, legal consultant, legal practitioner, legist, member of the legal profession, solicitor associated concepts: admission to bar, attorney-client privilege, bar association, character and fitness committee, code of professional conduct, grievance committee, work product II index advocate (counselor), attorney, barrister, counsel, counselor, esquire, jurist, practitioner, proctor, representative (proxy)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


lawyer
n.
An attorney; a person who has studied law or who practices law.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


lawyer
Category: Accidents & Injuries
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Category: Working With a Lawyer

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


lawyer
A person, who through a regular program of study, is learned in legal matters and has been licensed to practice his or her profession. Any qualified person who prosecutes or defends causes in courts of record or other judicial tribunals of the United States, or of any of the states, or who renders legal advice or assistance in relation to any cause or matter. Unless a contrary meaning is plainly indicated this term is synonymous with attorney, attorney at law, or counselor at law.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


lawyer
A person, who through a regular program of study, is learned in legal matters and has been licensed to practice his or her profession. Any qualified person who prosecutes or defends causes in courts of record or other judicial tribunals of the United States, or of any of the states, or who renders legal advice or assistance in relation to any cause or matter. Unless a contrary meaning is plainly indicated this term is synonymous with attorney, attorney at law, or counselor at law.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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