An attorney is a legal professional who is licensed to provide legal services to clients. Attorneys are also commonly known as lawyers or counselors at law.
Attorneys are trained in the law and have the authority to represent individuals, businesses, and other entities in legal matters. They are responsible for providing legal advice, representing clients in court or in negotiations, preparing legal documents, and advocating for their clients’ rights and interests.
Attorneys may specialize in various areas of law, such as criminal law, family law, personal injury law, corporate law, and many others. They may work in private practice, for government agencies, or for corporations and other organizations.