A lawyer; one who advises or represents others in legal matters as a profession. (noun)
An agent or representative authorized to act on someone else's behalf. (noun)
Examples of word attorney
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_.
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
This attorney is a good tax attorney, but is a federal practitioner and not as familiar with state issues as one would wish.
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.
(A) a court in which the attorney is authorized to practice; or