counsel counsel  /ˈkaʊn səl/


  1. (n) a lawyer who pleads cases in court
  2. (n) something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
  3. (v) give advice to


  1. Cassandra is currently the general counsel to the Obama-Biden Transition Project.
  2. An independent counsel must do justice both in the specific matter he's investigating and through the system of justice as a whole.
  3. The longer an independent counsel stays in office, unless he is spectacularly successful, the more difficult it gets.


  1. Counsel RB Capital Announces Management Changes

    Counsel RB Capital Inc. , a leader in distressed and surplus capital asset transactions, announced today that it has reached a mutually amicable agreement with Adam Reich and Jonathan Reich, Co-Chief Executive Officers, whereby they will, subject to the completion of definitive documentation later this month, leave the Company with the personnel in the New York and Los Angeles offices.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Gazette.Net: Good Counsel senior earns Player of the Year honors

    Caroline Peters is just 18-years-old, but the recent Our Lady of Good Counsel High School graduate said she feels old, relatively speaking. This spring, she completed her high school tenure at Good Counsel as a nationally-recognized girls lacrosse midfielder.
    on June 12, 2013     Source:

  3. Counsel Corporation announces election of directors

    Counsel Corporation announces election of directors
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance


  1. In his statement, Craig said, "I should have had the advice of counsel in resolving this matter. In hindsight, I should not have pled guilty. I was trying to handle this matter myself quickly and expeditiously."
    on Aug 28, 2007 By: Larry Craig Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "I just think it's clearer and crisper and everyone will know what the truth is ...... if he appoints a special counsel, steps back from it," said Biden, D-Del.
    on Dec 8, 2007 By: Joe Biden Source: USA Today

  3. "I don't think there's a need for a special counsel, and I don't think there's a need for a special commission," Rockefeller said. "It is the job of the intelligence committees to do that."
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: Jay Rockefeller Source: Forbes

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