Ricardo Tosto: Upholding the Rule of Law

Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is a Brazilian lawyer who handled many cases that caught the attention of the national press and the public. He graduated from the UniversidadePresbiteriana Mackenzie where he managed to get his degree in law, and he also studied at the Fundacao Armando AlvaresPenteado to receive an extension in business administration. After graduating, he co-founded the Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados Law Firm along with his colleagues, which became one of the largest law firms in the country. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho used his skills and knowledge in the field of law to become a successful lawyer, and from struggling to work inside a small office unit; he is now working in one of the largest offices in Brazil. His clients include personalities who are from the corporate world, and he is defending those people involved regarding issues that gained national attention.

Despite his busy schedule, Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho still makes time for other activities concerning his life as a lawyer. He still attends the events hosted by law groups and organizations which he is a part of. He is also serving as one of the officers of the Brazilian Bar Association, and he is responsible for monitoring the ethical practices of the lawyers practicing in Brazil. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is known to his colleagues as a man of perseverance and virtue. They described him as someone who will work to make his nation better. He inspires the Brazilian youth, and he is being looked up into as a role model.

In Brazil, being a lawyer is seen as a profession of prestige, and it is one of the reasons why parents are sending their children to law school. If someone managed to pass the examinations and was given their license, it is considered as a pride of the family that someone managed to become a lawyer. As of 2017, the number of lawyers in Brazil is more than 600,000, and this number is expected to rise in the coming years as more and more people are taking up law. To watch video click here.