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Lawyer vs. Litigator

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Lawyernoun

A professional person qualified (as by a law degree and/or bar exam) and authorized to practice law, i.e. conduct lawsuits and/or give legal advice.

Litigatornoun

A person employed to litigate, a lawyer skilled in arguing in court.

Lawyernoun

By extension, a legal layman who argues points of law.

Litigatornoun

One who litigates.

Lawyernoun

The burbot

Litigatornoun

(law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation;

‘plaintiffs and defendants are both litigants’;

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Lawyerverb

To practice law.

Lawyerverb

(intransitive) To perform, or attempt to perform, the work of a lawyer.

Lawyerverb

(intransitive) To make legalistic arguments.

Lawyerverb

To barrage (a person) with questions in order to get them to admit something.

‘You've been lawyered!’;

Lawyernoun

One versed in the laws, or a practitioner of law; one whose profession is to conduct lawsuits for clients, or to advise as to prosecution or defence of lawsuits, or as to legal rights and obligations in other matters. It is a general term, comprehending attorneys, counselors, solicitors, barristers, sergeants, and advocates.

Lawyernoun

The black-necked stilt. See Stilt.

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Lawyernoun

a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice

Lawyer

A lawyer or attorney is a person who practices law, as an advocate, attorney at law, barrister, barrister-at-law, bar-at-law, canonist, canon lawyer, civil law notary, counsel, counselor, solicitor, legal executive, or public servant preparing, interpreting and applying the law, but not as a paralegal or charter executive secretary. Working as a lawyer involves the practical application of abstract legal theories and knowledge to solve specific individualized problems, or to advance the interests of those who hire lawyers to perform legal services.

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