a lawyer: a legal representative, a solicitor, an attorney, etc. noun
A "lawyer" is sometimes referred to as an "attorney" in the USA. In Britain, we talk of "solicitors" and "barristers".
As your lawyer, I advise you to plead "insanity".

UK: I am a lawyer. I practise law.
US: I too am a lawyer, but I am also called an attorney.
  • "This is my lawyer."
  • "Lawyer : Oh no!"
  • "Lawyer : Uhhh, Mr Capone?"
  • "Lawyer : As for the tax evasion, I've made an appointment with the best accountant in town tomorrow at 10.00 am, at the Delavigne Corporation."
  • "Lawyer : That was the accountant!"
  • "Looks like I'll need to find a new lawyer too!"
  • "Lawyer : Let's just put the body in this office."
  • "Lawyer : Hello!"
  • "Lawyer : The same accountant that was going to help you with your tax evasion case!"
  • "Lawyer : Pardon me?"

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