Esquire is usually a courtesy title. In the United Kingdom, Esquire historically was
a title of respect accorded to men of higher social rank, above the rank of
gentleman and below the rank of knigh...
It's been suggested to me that the use of Esq., or Esquire, by a non-attorney, may
be .... with no inherent meaning, it could be *used* as an abbreviation of "
mistress. ... It struck me as both funny and pathetically stupid anyone to think that
Feb 23, 2008 ... Can you use your favorite title Esquire even when away from the office? ...
Bizarrely, there are at least two law review articles on the topic, so if ...
Jan 8, 2006 ... Later, the term was extended to other mid-level dignitaries, including ... The
concern is that the use of designations like J.D., Esq., lawyer or attorney at ... That
rule can hold true even for lawyers on inactive status, as one Utah ...
Jun 7, 2010 ... Q: I'm bothered by the use of the honorific “Esq.” for a lawyer. I believe it ... It
should be conferred by others as a term of respect, and only on men. ... However,
“esquire” does not precisely mean “gentleman” in Britain. As the ...
Mar 13, 2013 ... Anybody can ask a question; Anybody can answer; The best answers are voted
up ... How did the term “esquire” come to be used for lawyers?
Mar 28, 2012 ... Do I have to pass the bar (Florida) before I can use the title "Esquire? ... In the
USA, anybody can use "Esq." It's not limited to lawyers, just ...
Dec 22, 2013 ... The difference between J.D. and Esq., as commonly used in the United ... You
may encounter the term "J.D." after someone's name in a resume, ... bar number
which you can use to verify his or her license as well as records of ...
May 10, 2007 ... Use Of The Term "Esquire" As A Person's Title#16774409. BY 767Lover - Thu ...
By tradition, some attorneys use it, but anyone can. Although: ...
Dec 18, 2014 ... What is your experience in practice with the use of Esq v. .... In fact in the UK and
Ireland it still does and anyone can use it. ... was, most everyone there used JD
unless it was redundant because of the job title or something.