from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An attorney; a counsel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a lawyer who pleads cases in court.
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- n. a lawyer who pleads cases in court
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But as a dramatic prelude to the writing of Goethe's breakthrough work, "The Sorrows of Young Werther," the film follows the facts: While living in the smallish burg of Wetzlar, Goethe was indeed involved with Charlotte Buff (played by the ravishing Miriam Stein); her fiancé was Goethe's fellow counselor-at-law, Albert Kestner (the ubiquitous Moritz Bleibtreu); their mutual friend, Wilhelm Jerusalem (Volker Bruch) did in fact kill himself for love.
Theoretically, a man could become a counselor-at-law in England without reading “a single page of any law book.”
I could scarcely compose myself, and must have betrayed indignation in my mien to the stranger, who was a counselor-at-law in the neighborhood, a man of engaging aspect and polite address.
Not then the able diplomat and counselor-at-law, but a beardless youth, teaching his first school in an adjacent school district in the same county as Smyrna.
Our statute provides that no person shall be permitted to practice as an attorney or counselor-at-law, without having previously obtained a license for that purpose from two of the justices of the Supreme Court.
No person shall be permitted to practice as an attorney or counselor-at-law, or to commence, conduct, or defend any action, suit, or plaint, in which he is not a party concerned, in any court of record within this State, either by using or subscribing his own name or the name of any other person without having previously obtained a license for that purpose from some two of the Justices of the
The claim of the plaintiff, who is a married woman, to be admitted to practice as an attorney and counselor-at-law, is based upon the supposed right of every person, man or woman, to engage in any lawful employment for a livelihood.
State, and possessing the necessary qualifications, is entitled by the Constitution of the United States to be admitted to practice as an attorney and counselor-at-law in the courts of the
Mrs. Bradwell made application to be admitted to practice as an attorney and counselor-at-law in the Courts of Illinois.
A German counselor-at-law is quoted as saying that the case is unusual in that the prohibition to leave the country had been issued unusally early after the civil action had been made known to the German, and in that the court in Changsha had no authority to deal with the case anyway.