is an independent professional, BA in Law and licensed
by the competent institutions of each country to practice jus postulandi, i.e., to represent the interests of the physical or legal entities in court or outside court, both between the entities and the State.
The lawyer is an essential piece for justice administration
and a basic instrument to ensure the defense of the interests of the parts in court.
Thus, advocacy not only is a profession, but a munus publicum, i.e., a public obligation, because, even though it is not a state agent, it is part of the democracy administration of the Judicial Power.