Professionals Law and Legal Definition

According to 41 CFR 61-250.2 [Title 41 -- Public Contracts and Property Management; Subtitle B -- Other Provisions Relating to Public Contracts; Chapter 61 -- Office of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans' Employment and Training Service, Department of Labor; Part 61-250 -- Annual Report From Federal Contractors], professionals means occupations requiring either college graduation or experience of such kind and amount as to provide a background comparable to college education. Includes: Accountants and auditors, airplane pilots and navigators, architects, artists, chemists, designers, dietitians, editors, engineers, lawyers, librarians, mathematicians, natural scientists, registered professional nurses, personnel and labor relations specialists, physical scientists, physicians, social scientists, surveyors, teachers, and kindred workers.