What, Who and How Do Lawyers Work?
A lawyer, or often called an advocate, or attorney or legal advisor, is someone who does or provides advice (advice) and defense “represents” for other people who are related (clients) with the settlement of a legal case.
The definition of a lawyer is an attorney or legal expert, namely someone who is authorized by law by another person (client) to do whatever is authorized by power of attorney, and can also represent clients in litigation both in court and outside the court.
Advocates are people whose profession is to provide legal services, both inside and outside the court who meet the requirements based on the provisions of the law.
Lawyer Status and Ethics
A lawyer or Advocate has the status of a law enforcer, free and independent guaranteed by laws and regulations, with a working area covering the entire territory of the country he lives in. This means that an advocate can practice anywhere in the region, and may proceed in court in the territory of the country.
Advocates in carrying out their profession defending cases adhere to the professional code of ethics and laws and regulations, and advocates are obliged to obey and comply with the professional code of ethics of advocates and the provisions concerning the Honorary Council of Advocate Organizations.
The most basic relationship in an advocate-client relationship is reciprocal trust. In this relationship, the client believes that the advocate handles and protects the interests of his (clients) professionally and … Read More