Brazil is one of the largest countries in the world, and they have the largest land area in the South American continent. With vast territories and hundreds of millions of people to look out for, the government of Brazil depends on written laws as to how they can secure peace and order along their borders. The law of Brazil was heavily derived from the European Civil Law system, which was the result of the Portuguese colonization. The supreme law of Brazil is written within the Federal Constitution, and it has undergone several amendments throughout the ages.
Law is considered to be one of the most in demand courses and profession in the country today and that is why their numbers grew to 600,000. The number of students studying law on the other hand, rose to 200,000. More than a thousand schools are offering law courses, and the youth are being persuaded by their parents to take up law because of how prestigious the profession looks. Studying law in Brazil takes up to 5 years, and after graduating, students would have to undergo an examination created by an independent board. Once they passed the exam, they will be given the license to practice.
Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is considered to be one of the most well-known Brazilian lawyers today, and he is one of the reasons why many youths are taking up law. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is focusing on a lot of areas, and it includes finance, commerce and electoral laws. He provides assistance to those who would be having legal problems relating to finance and commerce, and even electoral laws, but he could go out of his main subjects especially if the need for an attorney is imminent. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho also established Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados, which is a law consulting firm, and has been given positions at the Brazilian Bar Association. He is also serving private corporations, acting as a legal adviser. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is also well-known among his colleagues, calling him as a role model for Brazilian lawyers, because of how passionate he is and how he wanted to help others who are in need. Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is indeed a role model for the youth to follow.