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|Noun||1.||attorney-client relation - the responsibility of a lawyer to act in the best interests of the client|
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
client - a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
attorney, lawyer - a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
fiduciary relation - the legal relation that exists when one person justifiably places reliance on another whose aid or protection is sought in some matter