Counsel Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Counsel.

Counsel (noun / verb)

  1. (noun) Refers to a lawyer or attorney engaged in giving legal advice and representing individuals or entities in court during legal procedures.
  2. (verb) The act of providing advice and guidance about what actions are correct or incorrect, often in a legal context.
  3. (verb) In a negative context, to encourage or guide someone to commit a crime, an act which is itself considered a crime.