Attorneys at law
Advocates of France united in judicial districts in the area of each tribunal of superior jurisdiction. Independent professional association of lawyers called the government the Order of Lawyers. At the head is elected by secret ballot by a two-year chairman, who represents the Order (Board) in relation to judicial and public authorities, the public. He has a disciplinary and arbitration (dispute between lawyers) powers, directs the services of the Order, following the training and retraining Lawyers and presides over the council which is elected by secret ballot by members of the board for three years.
Members of the council conduct the daily management of the affairs of the Order of versatility. Thus, the Parisian Order has the following committees: on ethics, development, resources, relations with the media, as well as the commission of criminal cases, Human Rights, international, economic and social of the Common Market.
About 19 thousand French lawyers united in 180 colleges, which differ in the number of members. The law protects the independence of boards, creating conditions for successful operation, as well as an institute of the legal profession in general and her colleagues treated the French Republic, as one of the important elements of the rule of law. For example, the Paris order founded in the XVII century, consists of 7 thousand professionals, without which are social and economic life of a large region. This budget, which amounts to about 100 million francs, or 27 thousand free consultations per year for the population is 9,5 thousand criminal cases in which the lawyers involved in the appointment, a 12 auxiliary services that are available to lawyers, it\u0026#39;s training centers and research centers that serve them, and many other things, that the whole image is a respected public institution that serves the legitimate interests of rights.
The system is complemented by the French government lawyers at the national level the National Council of the Bar, who shall possess juridical personality and represents the profession of lawyer in government, and monitors compliance with the laws and customs in the legal profession.
Council is elected by a two-tier system of lawyers in France. It deals with the harmonization of curricula, coordinates the work of centers for the training of lawyers, sets the general conditions determining their specialization, distributes the funds allocated for these purposes.