As used in this article, “lawyer” means a person authorized, or reasonably believed by the client to be authorized, to practice law in any state or nation.
(Enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299.)
Terms Used In California Evidence Code 950
- client: means a person who, directly or through an authorized representative, consults a lawyer for the purpose of retaining the lawyer or securing legal service or advice from him in his professional capacity, and includes an incompetent (a) who himself so consults the lawyer or (b) whose guardian or conservator so consults the lawyer in behalf of the incompetent. See California Evidence Code 951
- Law: includes constitutional, statutory, and decisional law. See California Evidence Code 160
- Person: includes a natural person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or public entity. See California Evidence Code 175
- State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Evidence Code 220