One who pleads the cause of another. Specifically: One who pleads the cause of another before a tribunal or judicial court; a counselor.
One who defends, vindicates, or espouses any cause by argument; a pleader; as, an advocate of free trade, an advocate of truth.
To plead in favor of; to defend by argument, before a tribunal or the public; to support, vindicate, or recommend publicly.
someone who provides informational and emotional support to the survivor.
one who pleads the case of another before a court
A person who is trained to provide practical information and support to parents of children with disabilities.
A person who speaks to health-care professionals on behalf of a patient, although the legal authority to do so only derives from the Power of Attorney for Health Care (PAHC). Some state laws specify a hierarchy of family members to call on if there is no PAHC. California law also defines Patient Advocates (or Ombudspersons) as individuals who try to resolve complaints in certain health-care facilities, with whom family members are encouraged to consult. Resident of such facilities who sign a PAHC must have it witnessed by the Patient Advocate.
One who speaks out for or champions the cause of others
A person who argues for a cause or a group of people; for example, a lawyer who works for “patients’ rights.” Often, but not always, the advocate is a member of that group.
A person or group that supports and/or protects another person's rights.
To speak, plead, or argue in favor of
To plead in favor of; one who pleads in favor of another.
Anyone who supports the cause of a person with disabilities or group of people with disabilities, especially in legal or administrative proceedings or public forums.
A person who argues the case for another or helps them to present their point of view. Advocates are used in social care particularly where people are socially disadvantaged by status, ill-health or disability. Some people argue that advocates disempower people by speaking on their behalf rather than letting them speak for themselves - see self-advocacy.
a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy.4
Person who intercedes for and acts on behalf of a client when the client is unable to do so, and may be a professional or lay person.
person designated protector of a monastary
A lawyer responsible for arguing a case in court either on behalf of a debtor, or a creditor.
a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
a lawyer who pleads cases in court
speak, plead, or argue in favour of; "The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house"
a champion, a proponent, a supporter, a promoter of a cause - not a thing or a product, but an idea, an issue
a defence lawyer, who pleads our case before a judge
a good person to talk to because they can answer any questions you have about what is about to happen
a lawyer after all, and you wouldn't get far in a court of law
an independent adult who will speak up for you
an independent person who can support you throughout your assessment and help you to express your views in the way that suits you
a non-legal, usually informal position in which the chosen individual can assist the person with disabilities on almost any matter
a person who argues for a cause, a supporter or defender
a person who argues for, or favors publicly, a purpose or idea
a person who argues for, supports, and defends the rights of another person
a person who can assist or represent you in your dealings with our services
a person who can speak up for you in these situations
a person who goes to IEP meetings etc
a person who is chosen by the complainant (or may be assigned by the Bishop) who serves to guide and support complainants throughout the entire process of bringing allegations of sexual misconduct by clergy or diaconal ministers
a person who is independent of social services who ensures that the meeting hears the wishes and feelings of the child or young person
a person who pleads a cause for another
a person who supports or speaks up to try to improve a situation
a person who takes positive action to support a cause which results in a desired change
a professional who is trained to assist sexual assault survivor sin medical and legal matters
a source of practical, useful information and support
a spokesperson who works on behalf of the needs of a particular group or to assist individuals
a support to you - they will speak with you, or if you want, speak for you
Someone who can support you and act on your behalf
Person that gives you support or protects your rights
One who supports or defends a cause. One who pleads on behalf of another.
A person who will provide support and/or represent the interests of another person.
To speak out in support of a position or cause; a person who speaks out in support of a position or cause. Appeal: To challenge a court decision in a higher court.
An advocate is a PATHWAYS contact person who represents either the local union or the company and may co-chair the Local Advocate Committee.
A person who speaks or acts knowledgeably on behalf of another individual or group to bring about change.
A person assisting a child or young person to put forward their views or make their case on their behalf.
This is a Scottish lawyer who is qualified to plead before the higher courts of law, he corresponds to a barrister in England.
An advocate is a person who represents and works with a person or group of people who may need support and encouragement to exercise their rights, in order to ensure that their rights are upheld.
the patient or another person who works on behalf of the patient and takes an active role in cancer care and treatment.
someone independent who visits, or assists in stating views
Prefecture officer who functions as a trial lawyer.
person acting on victim's behalf who gives assistance, information, support and referral
The person presenting a case to a court or tribunal on behalf of one of the parties involved.
A person who gives you support or protects your rights.
Defend and support something; offer legal assistance.
A person who acts for, or on behalf of, a person with a disability. Audiogram A diagrammatic representation of audiometric data.
A person who represents and/or supports a person with a disability to consult, take action and/or raise complaints with a view to ensuring that the individual's fundamental needs be met. An advocate may, but does not have to be, trained by an Advocacy organisation/project.
Someone who supports and can 'speak up' for another person.
Someone who speaks on behalf of another, frequently a lawyer or paralegal.
Someone who takes action to help someone else; also, to take action on someone's behalf (see also self-advocacy).
n. One who pleads the cause of another, as in a legal or ecclesiastical court.
Is: the lawyer who speaks in court for a client; or a Scottish lawyer who is the equivalent of a barrister in England and Wales.
A person that knows the laws for special education and people with disabilities. An advocate supports children and families, making sure that they receive their services and civil rights.
Someone who pleads the case of a person with disabilities or group of people with disabilities, especially in legal or administrative proceedings or public forums.
A person, often a family member, who speaks for you with healthcare providers.
A person who works to help you receive proper care
A person who helps or speaks out for another person. Advocates do many kinds of work from making phone calls to working on public policy and may be paid or working as volunteers.
To argue or plead in favour of a person, position or cause. To support a person, position or cause.
someone who takes action to help someone else (as in "educational advocate"); also, to take action on someone's behalf.
Person who provides support to an individual, group, or cause around issues and services that impact upon the daily lives of those involved
plead in favor of, defend in argument, one who pleads or espouses a cause.
A person (or organisation) who actively supports or represents another person's rights or needs
a person who acts on behalf of another person to create change
a person who argues for a cause or idea
A person who acts on your behalf to ensure your Rights are upheld. A person you can contact when you are unsatisfied about your services or an event. Can be appointed by a Court or Family/legally responsible Person.
A person that defends the cause of another
A person who speaks on behalf of another person or groups of persons or supports and an individual in advocating for himself/herself.
A person who helps families of children with special needs to identify, negotiate and obtain special services.
A person who assists a patient or their nominated person (usually a carer or relative) to express themselves and to take an active part in making decisions affecting their lives. The assistance may sometimes take the form of speaking on behalf of the patient but will more often comprise the provision of information about their rights and help in exercising those rights. Alliance policy on advocacy...
A person who supports, acts or speaks for you or another person or assists to communicate with authorities.
One who actively supports a particular party in a case, usually an attorney or a representative.
An advocate is one who speaks on behalf of another, especially in a legal context. It is used particularly in reference to the system of Scots law, Anglo-Dutch law and Israeli law.