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Definition of Attorney

Attorney

  1. A substitute; a proxy; an agent.
  2. One who is legally appointed by another to transact any business for him; an attorney in fact.
  3. A legal agent qualified to act for suitors and defendants in legal proceedings; an attorney at law.
  4. To perform by proxy; to employ as a proxy.

Attorney Quotations

If you're a prosecutor, and you believe the defendant is guilty, you only talk about ultimate truth, but not intermediate truth. If you're the defense attorney, you care deeply about intermediate truth, but you tend to neglect ultimate truth.
Alan Dershowitz

Tom Cruise's attorney said he is going to sue anyone who claims he is gay. In a related story, Ricky Martin's attorney has been hospitalized for exhaustion.
Conan O'Brien

If the events of September 11, 2001, have proven anything, it's that the terrorists can attack us, but they can't take away what makes us American - our freedom, our liberty, our civil rights. No, only Attorney General John Ashcroft can do that.
Jon Stewart

If you violate Nature's laws you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman.
Luther Burbank

Especially in local elections, because hardly anybody pays attention to those - but it's really important who's mayor and who's on the city council, county commissioners, sheriffs, district attorney, and of course the school board.
Jello Biafra
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Attorney Translations

attorney in French is procureur
attorney in Norwegian is advokat
attorney in Swedish is ombud, advokat

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