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Esquire - Wikipedia

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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...

Use of "Esq" by Non-Lawyers | Solo, Small Firm and General ...

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I use Esq. every time I send a letter to someone, male or female. .... construct with no inherent meaning, it could be *used* as an abbreviation of "mistress.

Tussle Over Titles - ABA Journal

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Jan 8, 2006 ... Later, the term was extended to other mid-level dignitaries, including ... Actually, however, the law is not settled on whether a person using esquire (or Esq.) and ... The concern is that the use of designations like J.D., Esq., lawyer or ... That rule can hold true even for lawyers on inactive status, as one Utah ...

When is it appropriate to use "Esq." - Top Law Schools

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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 ...

What's the Difference Between J.D. and Esq.? - Law and Daily Life

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Dec 22, 2013 ... You may encounter the term "J.D." after someone's name in a ... with a state bar number which you can use to verify his or her license as well as ...

etymology - How did the term "esquire" come to be used for lawyers ...

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Mar 13, 2013 ... @Kris It does indicate that one is a lawyer in the US. ... Esquire (in BrE) means not sir- it's a default title for somebody who doesn't otherwise ...

New York City Bar | Report | Name; use of title "Esquire"

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DIGEST: Attorney may ethically use the title "Esq." after his or her name, even ... on common usage it is fair to state that if the title appears after a person's name, ... (1984), the use of the title "esquire" by a lawyer in a non-legal context does not  ...

The Grammarphobia Blog: Is it proper to refer to oneself as “Esq.”?

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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, “esquiredoes not precisely mean “gentleman” in Britain. As the ...

Google Answers: Can a female attorney be an "Esquire?"

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A female attorney can, and some do indeed use the titleEsquire”. ... rarely if ever does someone describe themselves using the termEsquire”.

Small Firms, Big Lawyers: T-Bone, Esq. | Above the Law

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Mar 7, 2011 ... Well, you can forget about it when the client tells you to use a silly nickname. ... First and last name will do, but don't wave the “attorney” title around. ... By the way, some people (mostly men) wonder whether “Esquire,” which ...

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Is there an issue with calling yourself an “esquire”? | Blog | Ms. JD ...

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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 ...

What Does "Esquire" Mean? - LawSchooli

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The title Esquire (often abbreviated as “Esq.) is a term typically used in the United States to designate a person who may practice law. The title Esquire, which ...

The Correct Use of "Esquire" - The Emily Post Institute, Inc.

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Finally, when writing to a lawyer and his or her spouse, never useEsq.” ... Jane and John are married, but she does not want to be addressed as “and Mrs. John  ...