Lawyers in Other Lands

If you ask a passing stranger on a US street to describe a lawyer, you’d probably get a description loosely based on a classic Perry Mason rerun or ubiquitous Law & Order episodes on cable. But, other countries have legal advocates too, even if they are of another name. This brief swing around the world, by no means exhaustive, highlights many of the similarities and a few of the differences we share with our colleagues next door and across the pond.

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