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The Law Offices of Lynn L. Matus-Collins serves the Greater Orange County, Los Angeles County and Riverside counties, including the California cities of:
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What is an (a) ...

Generally, the term attorney denotes a person who is an agent, is appointed, or authorized to act on behalf of, or in place of, another person.
attorney at law:The term attorney at law, denotes a person  who is authorized to practice civil and criminal law by a state(s).  The legal functions that may be performed by an attorney at law on behalf of clients includes the drafting of legal documents, giving legal advice, and representing persons before courts, administrative agencies, etc.
A lawyer is a person who is educated, trained and knowledgeable in the law.   A lawyer may also be known as, or called, an attorney, counselor, or an attorney at law, or counselor at law.   A lawyer is a person who may defend, or prosecute persons or causes, in courts of law.  A lawyer is a person whose business involves the giving of legal advice, legal counsel, or assistance regarding any legal cause or matter.
A law in its basic sense is a body of rules that defines conduct or actions of persons or entities, and must be adhered to and obeyed by citizens or entities, the violation of which is subject to legal consequences administered by binding legal  authority.