One who is legally appointed by another to transact any business for him; an attorney in fact.
A legal agent qualified to act for suitors and defendants in legal proceedings; an attorney at law.
Person accepted by a manorial court to stand in the place of another. (Bennett, Judith M. Women in the Medieval English Countryside, 233)
The person or entity an owner appoints to act on their behalf through a Power of Attorney Alternate Agreement. (Sometimes referred to as a "personal representative").
( also counsel, lawyer). A person trained in law who has received a law degree and who is legally allowed to practice law in a particular jurisdiction.
A lawyer; one who is licensed to act as a representative for another in a legal matter or proceeding; one who is licensed to practice law.
A professional individual who is authorized to practice law and can be legally appointed by either a plaintiff or a defendant to provide legal advice or act as a legal agent on their behalf during legal proceedings.
An attorney is a person appointed to act for another person (such as when someone is unable to look after their own affairs). A formal document called a power of attorney is used to appoint the attorney.
A person legally appointed to mismanage one's affairs which one has not himself the skill to rightly mismanage. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce, The Enlarged Devil's Dictionary, s. v. Attorney
A lawyer; someone who is trained in the law to represent a person, an organization or the government.
A lawyer; a person admitted to legal practice who is qualified to represent the legal interests of another person.
(planting attorney): Non-resident proprietors hired someone to whom they gave a 'power of attorney' to manager their properties. This 'attorney' might be a resident proprietor, a merchant, a lawyer, or an old experienced overseer. (See Occupations)
a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
a bailee of papers which the client has given the lawyer
a crucial part of the process providing justice in the western world, because he is trained in and supposed to know the law and should be able present it properly to the judiciary
a lawyer, and an "anesthesiologist" is a person who gives anesthesia and other pain killers to people having surgery
an advocate for the client and therefore must present defenses and positions for the benefit of the client
an officer of the court, and has a duty of honesty and candor to the court in all proceedings
an officer of the court and whatever he does which impedes or obstructs the administration of justice by using contemptuous words and acts is contemptuous and may be properly punished
a person authorized to represent a party in the written proceedings in any action, suit or proceeding, in any stage thereof
a person licensed by the state to advise clients in legal matters and
a person who acts for
a person who has been graduated from an accredited school of law, passes a bar
a person who is authorised to make certain decisions and do certain other things for another person called the principal
a person who is given authority to speak and act on someone's behalf in legal affairs or business
a person who is qualified to represent clients in a court of law and to advise them on legal matters
a phone call away, and evening and weekend appointments are available upon request
a professional who represents clients in a court or advises them on legal matters
a state officer of the court and is firmly part of the judicial branch
a true advocate, offering zealous representation for clients
a useful means, to represent your pointsacross in a court of law
A person appointed to act on behalf of another person and sign documents on their behalf
Someone who is appointed to act on your behalf.
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A graduate of an accredited law school and member in good standing of the Bar Association. Only attorneys can give legal advice. It is essential that real estate professionals who are not attorneys refrain from giving legal advice.
a law official.
An individual licensed to practices law.
The attorney or the lawyer is an authorised person to practice law, to give legal advices and to represent people in trials
A person appointed to act for another in business or legal matters. Also known as a lawyer.
An attorney is a person who has been legally appointed to manage the financial affairs of another individual should that person become incapable of managing their own affairs either through mental incapacity or physical disability.
A person appointed by another to act in his place or represent him.
A legal agent or person who practices law.
A person who is authorized by a state or federal court to provide legal services. Each state has a special examination (called a "bar examination") which is required before a person can practice law in that state. Passing the bar examination qualifies the attorney for that state only and for federal courts located in that state. Graduation from law school does not qualify a person as an attorney.
An elder law attorney handles general estate planning issues and counsels clients about planning for the future with alternative decision-making documents. The attorney can also assist the client in planning for possible long-term care needs, including nursing home care. Not all attorneys specialize in elder law. Your local bar association or the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and your local chapter can refer you to elder law attorneys in your area.
a general practitioner responsible for preparing legal cases and managing them through court on behalf of clients. Attorneys, who also served as court officials, had to have their names enrolled with the royal courts in which they wished to act. To qualify for enrolment, they were supposed to have served an apprenticeship with an authorized practitioner, but this was not always the case in practice. Such apprenticeships were informal and were not officially recorded. Attorneys could join one of the Inns of Chancery (qv), but membership of one of these Inns never became compulsory and did not offer licence to practice. Even after the emergence of the solicitor, a new type of lawyer who offered similar services, the attorney's office continued, until it was formally abolished in 1875.
a person who has the power to act for another person in business or legal matters.
A person who is appointed to act on behalf of another usually in the areas of property and financial affairs.â€¢ Powers of Attorney
An attorney is a person who has been qualified to provide legal services. An attorney may be a case creator or an opposition party. An attorney may enter either offers or demands depending upon his specific role in the case.
The person named in your power of attorney to act on your behalf. The term â€œattorneyâ€ does not mean a lawyer.
an American term to describe a lawyer; this term is not used in Canada
One who is authorized to act for or in stead of another.
A person appointed to act for another person (such as when someone cannot look after their own affairs). A formal document called a power of attorney is used to appoint the attorney. It is also the name used for a US lawyer.
A person appointed by another person under a power of attorney to act on that person's behalf.
In the most general sense denotes an agent or substitute, or one appointed and authorized to act in the place or stead of another.
A lawyer; legal counsel; attorney at law. A person authorized to practice law.
A person appointed to act in place of or represent another pursuant to a Power of Attorney. (not a lawyer like in American television and movies).
A person who receives a power of attorney from another; not necessarily a lawyer. This word in the UK has a different meaning from the same word used in the USA. The power of attorney gives the authority to the attorney to undertake certain tasks on behalf of the donor (the one who gives the power).
One appointed to act for another / A lawyer (U.S.).
A person with special education and training in the field of law who is a member of good standing of The Florida Bar and licensed to practice law in Florida. An attorney is the only person who is allowed to give you legal advice. An attorney may file your case and represent you in court, or just advise you of your rights before you file your own case. In addition to advising you of your rights, an attorney may tell you what to expect and help prepare you for Court.
A person trained in the law, admitted to practice before the bar of a given jurisdiction, and authorized to advise, represent, and act for other persons in legal proceedings.
A professional who will handle the legal aspects of purchasing your property. Performs the same function as a Solicitor in the UK.
Legal advocate who is licensed to practice law in the state you are going to court in. Attorneys and lawyers are the same; these terms are used interchangeably.
An alternate word for lawyers or " barrister & solicitor", used mostly in the USA. A person that has been trained in the law and that has been certified to give legal advice or to represent others in litigation.
A lawyer who is licensed to practice law and represent another person in legal matters.
solicitor (general lawyer); barrister (lawyer granted the right to plead before the bar in higher courts)
Any person (a) admitted to practice law in New Hampshire, (b) allowed to appear in New Hampshire courts under pro hac vice (Rule 19) status, or (c) authorized by another under a power of attorney, usually referred to as an attorney-in-fact.
A person who has been qualified by a state or federal court to provide legal services, including appearing in court.
A qualified lawyer licensed to practice.