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Lawyer vs. Attorney

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What’s the difference between a lawyer and an attorney? None, really, for most of us. In the past, though, the word attorney could also refer more generally to a person you “turned to” to represent you, regardless of whether that person had legal training. This is part of a complete episode. How would you fare in a quiz of idiom meanings? If you’re looking to bone up on these colloquial expressions, the American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms is a good place to start. This is part of a complete episode.

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  • I am a long time listener and I love your show.
    I work mostly at banks along side with lawyers, but I’m not a lawyer. What I learn from them is that anyone who graduated from a law school can call themselves lawyers but only those who passed bar exams, meaning have license to practice law, can call themselves attorneys.
    Have you heard any similar comments?

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