What is an Attorney: Part 4

This series has been discussing the various definitions of the word “attorney.”  Here is Black’s Law Dictionary’s definition of Advocate:

Advocate.  One who assists, defends, or pleads for another. One who renders legal advice and aid and pleads the cause of another before a court or a tribunal, a counselor.  A person learned in the law, and duly admitted to practice, who assist his client with advice, and pleads for him in open court.  An assistant, adviser; a pleader of causes.

(Sixth Ed., West Publishing Co., 1990).  Advocate appear in various types of matters including domestic abuse cases (where they are common).

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