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Advocate

Ethics noun A person who acts on the behalf of or speaks for another—e.g., for a cause or plea, often in the context of a legal proceeding.
verb To act or speak for another person or group of persons.
Law A person who speaks on behalf of others, protecting their rights.
MedspeakUK A person who can support a service user or carer through contact with health services. Advocates will attend meetings with patients and help service users or carers to express concerns or wishes to health care professionals. Although many people can act as an advocate (friend, relative, member of staff), advocacy services can be accessed through an NHS Trust.

advocate

Ethics noun (pron. ad´ ve ket) A person who acts on the behalf of or speaks for another–eg, for a cause or plea. See Amicus curiæ verb (pron. ad ve ka´t) To act or speak for another person or group of person

ad·vo·cate

(ad'vŏ-kăt)
nursing A person who speaks on behalf of another.
[L. advocatus, counsel, supporter, fr. advoco, to consult]

advocate,

n 1. in the medical field, a person who focuses on bolstering the patient's role and rights in making decisions about his or her health care.
2. one who assists another in legal matters; can be a professional or a layperson; may or may not work for a fee.
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There he greeted another assistant district attorney whose years were those of even greater indiscretion than the years of Mr.
The first man in the line was already at the railing, and the questions put to him by the judge were being repeated to him by the other assistant district attorney and a court attendant.
Austin says," continued the district attorney, "she's looked into this case, and asks to have the man turned over to her.
And, while the next punctilious legal wrangle between the attorneys interrupted his tale of what happened in the Vendome, Carter Watson, without bitterness, amused and at the same time sad, saw rise before him the machine, large and small, that dominated his country, the unpunished and shameless grafts of a thousand cities perpetrated by the spidery and vermin-like creatures of the machines.
Wakem were on friendly dining terms, and the attorney liked to predominate over a ship-owner and mill-owner who was a little too loud in the town affairs as well as in his table-talk.
The attorney can transfer that duty to the chief legal officer and eventually to the board of directors.
The Attorney General's rationale for these actions?
During the presuit phase, the claimant's attorney must:
I will continue to rely heavily on the AGAC as we work to further the department's efforts to keep our nation safe, reduce violent crime and gang violence, promote civil rights and prosecute those who commit mortgage, financial and health care fraud," said Attorney General Holder.
And in a rare request, Chief Deputy City Attorney Richard Llewellyn Jr.
To prevent the attorneys from battling about your role, you need to make sure each one has client authority to request your services, in whole or in part, and is fully satisfied with the terms of the client-attorney-CPA channels of communication for the engagement.
Likewise, attorneys' fees paid to an injured party's attorney may also be reportable as taxable income to the injured party.