A counsel or a counselor gives advice, more particularly in legal matters.

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Other articles related to "counsel":

Lord Day & Lord - Famous Alumni
... Loeb, the former General Counsel to The New York Times for twenty years ... James Goodale, the former General Counsel and Vice Chairman of The New York Times ... David Schwartz-Leeper, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Nielsen Media Research ...
Andy Vollmer
... Prior to April 2009, he had been Deputy General Counsel for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and acting General Counsel ... He succeeded Meyer Eisenberg as Deputy General Counsel, who retired from the Commission in early January 2006 and former General Counsel Brian Cartwright who left the Commission for the private sector in ...
Mervyn Griffith-Jones - Post-war Legal Career
1946 and became a specialist prosecuting counsel ... He was counsel for the Crown at the north London quarter sessions from 1946 to 1950, and then at the Central Criminal Court at the Old Bailey from 1950 to 1964 ... He became senior Treasury counsel in 1959, and became a founder member of the Criminal Law Revision Committee that year ...
Strickland V. Washington
... test for establishing a claim of ineffective assistance of counsel ... Under this test, a criminal defendant may not obtain relief unless he can show that counsel's performance fell below an objective standard of reasonableness, and that ...
Counsel - North America
... law firms have lawyers with the job title of "counsel", "special counsel" or "of counsel" ...

Famous quotes containing the word counsel:

    Where two take counsel there is no lack of plans.
    Silius Italicus (26–101)

    But thus I counsel you, my friends: mistrust everyone in whom the impulse to punish is strong!
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    If the guardian or the mother
    Tell the woes of willful waste,
    Scorn their counsel and their pother,
    You can hang or drown at last.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)