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lawyer

1. a member of the legal profession, esp a solicitor
2. a popular name for burbot (a fish)
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They said that such a mindset created feelings of alienation and marginalization among women working in the legal profession.
Women also remained under-represented in positions of status and influence in others fields of the legal profession, including offices of bar associations and the office of the attorney general.
The gap between diversity in the legal profession and diversity in the United States has worsened in recent years, according to the Microsoft-commissioned Raising the Bar study.
During the visit, special attention was paid to provision of state-guaranteed legal aid, issues of independence, self-government and prestige of legal profession.
Caron Rockey, director of Martyn Prowel Solicitors, said: "Debra brings to her new role of financial director extensive experience of the financial management within the legal profession and of Martyn Prowel Solicitors in particular.
Mr Williams, this year's vice president, will take on extra responsibilities and will be using his new role to focus on the modern methods of entry into the legal profession.
THE LAWYER BUBBLE: A PROFESSION IN CRISIS chronicles the beginning of the burst of the legal profession bubble and comes from a lawyer and law professor who explores how the legal profession came to this point.
Spring is here, bringing the prospect of better times - I hope the same can be said for the legal profession.
The Forum discusses important topics and themes including Omani Draft Law of Legal Profession, the experience of women in the legal profession in the GCC, trade union system and Arab national bodies of lawyers and the lawyer Association's role and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and the Absences of Gulf Lawyers Union after being promulgated.
Providing continuing legal education opportunities to its members is just one of the objectives of the PCBA, a voluntary group which seeks to uphold the honor and dignity of the legal profession, promote improvements in the law and its administration, encourage discourse on legal and civic topics of general interest, and promote a better understanding between the general public and the legal profession.
Qatar University's College of Law (QU-LAWC) in conjunction with the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA-ROLI) will hold a conference today on the theme 'Building a stronger legal profession in Qatar.