Best answer: Do you call yourself a lawyer or attorney?

Do lawyers call themselves lawyers? NO–only a person admitted to practice law (i.e. someone who passed the bar) and in good standing may use the title Attorney or Attorney at Law. Is it better to say lawyer or attorney? An attorney is considered the official name for a lawyer in the United States. … An …

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Frequent question: How can a defense attorney discredit evidence?

Can a defense attorney hide evidence? Lerman notes that the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers makes no distinction between physical and documentary evidence. Likewise, ABA Model Rule 3.4 states that a lawyer may not “unlawfully alter, destroy or conceal a document or other material having potential evidentiary value.” What does it …

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Can an attorney bind a client?

Can an attorney bind a client to a contract? As strange as it may sound the answer is yes. Lawyers are client’s agents and as such their actions can bind their clients. If a lawyer agrees to a settlement even if the lawyer does not have or is mistaken about their client’s instructions the settlement …

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