What is Local Agent?

Legal Definition
One appointed to act as the representative of a corporation and transact its business generally (or business of a particular character) at a given place or within a defined district. See Frick Co., v. Wright, 23 Tex. Civ. App. 340, 65 S. W. 608; Moore v. Freeman's Nat. Bank, 92 N. C. 594; Western, etc.. Organ Co., v. Anderson, 97 Tex. 482, 79 S. W. 517
-- Black's Law Dictionary