attorney

A person appointed by another to act in his place
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Attorney

• (n.) One who is legally appointed by another to transact any business for him; an attorney in fact. • (n.) A legal agent qualified to act for suitors and defendants in legal proceedings; an attorney at law. • (n.) A substitute; a proxy; an agent. • (v. t.) To perform by proxy; to employ as a proxy.Attorney: words in the defini...
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attorney

(from the article `legal profession`) ...most dignified of the advocates, from whom alone after about 1300 the royal judges were appointed. Various agents for litigation resembling ... A common-law trial typically begins with the attorneys for the plaintiff and the defendant making opening statements, outlining what each conceives ... ...
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Attorney

(n) Attorney is the person qualified or authorized to practice Law, who has been appointed by a person or entity to represent them on the court or legal procedures. The qualification and requirement to practice law varies from State to State.
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Attorney

1) An agent or someone authorized to act for another. 2) A person authorized to practice law by a state following a bar examination and the meeting of other qualifying requirements.
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Attorney

At·tor'ney noun ; plural Attorneys [ Middle English aturneye , Old French atorné , past participle of atorner : confer Late Latin atturnatus , attornatus , from attornare . See Attorn .] 1. A substitute; a proxy; an agent. [ ...
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Attorney

At·tor'ney transitive verb To perform by proxy; to employ as a proxy. [ Obsolete] Shak.
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Attorney

A person who has the formal authority to act on behalf of someone else. Also used to describe any lawyer, especially in the US. See Power of Attorney.
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Attorney

A professional individual who is authorized to practice law and can be legally appointed by either a
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attorney

An alternate word for lawyer, barrister or solicitor, used mostly in the United States. A person that has been trained in the law and that has been certified to give legal advice or represent others in litigation.
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attorney

attorney, agent put in place of another to manage particular affairs of the principal. An attorney in fact is an agent who conducts business under authority that is controlled and limited by a written document called a letter, or power, of attorney granted by the principal. An attorney at law is an ...
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Attorney

In England, an attorney is a person appointed to do something for and in the stead and name of another. An attorney may have general powers to act for another; or his power may be special, and limited to a particular act or acts. A special attorney is appointed by a deed called a power or letter of attorney, specifying the acts which he is authoriz...
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Attorney

lawyer, solicitor
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Attorney

One who acts for another by virtue of an appointment by the latter. Attorneys are of various kinds.
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attorney

Person who represents another in legal matters. In the USA, attorney is the formal title for a lawyer. Use of the term is largely obsolete in the UK except in Attorney General. See...
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attorney

Person who represents another in legal matters. In the USA, attorney is the formal title for a lawyer
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