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What Is The Difference Between Attorney And Lawyer?Lawyer is a general term for a person who gives legal device and aid and who conducts suits in court. What’s the difference between lawyer and attorney? An attorney or, more correctly, an attorney-at-law, is a member of the legal profession who represents a client in court when pleading or defending a case. In the US, attorney applies to any lawyer. The word attorney comes from French meaning ‘one appointed or constituted’ and the word’s …
Definition for state attorney (2 of 2)
or state attorney
(in judicial proceedings) the legal representative of the state.
Origin of state's attorney
An Americanism dating back to 1770–80
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