Synonyms of lawyer
legal adviserDictionary • Prosecution and defense lawyers are expected to deliver closing arguments next week.
attorney • a prosecuting attorney
solicitor • I was a solicitor before I retired.
counsel • The defence counsel warned that the judge should stop the trial.
advocate • When she became an advocate there were only a few women practising.
barrister • The report has been written by a senior barrister.
PROVERB:A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client
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• When she became an advocate there were only a few women practising.
attorneyIn the United States, an attorney or attorney at law is a lawyer.
• a prosecuting attorney
barristerIn England and Wales, a barrister is a lawyer who represents clients in the higher courts of law. Compare solicitor.
• The report has been written by a senior barrister.
Thesaurus for lawyer from the Collins English Thesaurus
a member of the legal profession, esp a solicitor