(n.) = attorney ; lawyer ; prosecutor ; barrister-at-law ; barrister ; trial lawyer ; trial attorney. Ex: For example, an unwed woman who fears she is pregnant may have appointments made with an attorney in a legal assistance society and conselors in abortion clinics or maternity homes. Ex: Conceived initially to demonstrate a potential tool to assist lawyers in adjudicatory proceedings, the system appears to have potential for addressing a broad spectrum of record management requirements. Ex: This article discusses one case that illustrates how even well trained federal prosecutors can grow confused about how to apply the intellectual property law. Ex: A barrister-at-law Barry quickly adjusted himself to the particular problems of the library profession. Ex: An MP, a barrister, and a financial consultant present the case for charging Value Added Tax (VAT) on books. Ex: All this deterioration has been to complicate and thereby fatten the pockets of trial lawyers in collusion with our judges. Ex: Preparing for a trial can take a trial attorney several months to do. ---- * abogado civil = civilian lawyer ; people's lawyer. * abogado de familia = family lawyer. * abogado defensor = defence attorney [defense attorney, -USA] ; defence counsel. * abogado de la corona = Queen's Counsel (QC). * abogado del diablo = devil's advocate. * abogado del estado = Queen's Counsel (QC). * abogado de oficio = legal aid. * abogado de presos = gaolhouse lawyer ; jailhouse lawyer. * abogado especializado en divorcios = divorce lawyer. * abogado fiscal = prosecuting attorney ; district attorney ; district counsel ; prosecutor counsel. * abogado general = advocate-general. * abogado matrimonialista = divorce lawyer. * abogado procurador = solicitor. * abogado sin escrúpulos = shyster ; shark lawyer. * ayudante de abogado = paralegal [para-legal]. * bufete de abogados = law centre ; law firm ; law office. * Colegio de Abogados = Law Society. * despacho de abogados = law centre ; law office. * firma de abogados = legal assistance society ; law firm. * jerga de los abogados = legalese. (v.) = contend ; defend. Ex: The author contends that it is possible to view the search conducted with the aid of a series of menus as having strong similarities with the search through the hierarchy of a enumerative classification scheme. Ex: A respondent is a candidate for a degree who, in an academic disputation, defends or opposes a thesis proposed by the praeses (q.v.); also called the defendant. ---- * abogar por = argue + in favour of ; plead for ; champion.