- An attorney engaged in the supervision or dispute of a case within court settings
- An attorney assigned or hired to provide guidance or represent a client in legal affairs, such as brokering deals or composing documents
- The defendant chose to represent themselves rather than hiring a counsel for the court trial.
- Before proceeding with the real estate transaction, it is beneficial to consult a counsel for legal advice.
- The role of a counsel in negotiating a merger agreement is critical.