Attorney versus Lawyer

What is the Difference Between an Attorney and Lawyer?


When to Use Lawyer

A lawyer is a person who practices law.Lawyers represent plaintiffs and defendants in court, and also give advice to clients on legal issues.

The word lawyer is a singular noun. Its plural form is lawyers.


When to Use Attorney

Attorney is a synonym for lawyer.

Summary

Is it attorney or lawyer? Attorney and lawyer and are two terms for a person who practices law.

Attorney used to mean an agent who conducts business for a client.

A lawyer is technically one type of attorney.


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