One who gives advice; a lawyer.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)

Usage examples:

He is not only, Mr. Stanley, the spiritual director, but the father, the counselor the arbitrator, and the friend of those whom Providence has placed under his instruction.
- Coelebs In Search of a Wife by Hannah More
He had long ago discovered that she could pack more meaning into that monosyllable than the average counselor could into a half- hour's speech.
- Ministry of Disturbance by Henry Beam Piper
This counselor was one of my intimate friends, and a pattern of piety.
- The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon