Daniel Lucio Cardoso Costa

As a theosophist, Brazilian attorney Daniel Lucio Cardoso Costa believes in the importance of tolerance, compassion, self-control, and altruism. According to the teachings of Theosophy, a religious and mystic philosophy founded by William Quan Judge, Henry Steel Olcott, and Helena Petrovna Blavatsky in the 1800s, these virtues are the key to mankind’s continued evolution and will lead humanity closer to “the Absolute.”

Daniel Lucio Cardoso Costa, a member of the Theosophical Society of Brasilia, has spent many years studying the works of Madame Blavatsky and the sacred writings of Buddhism and Brahmanism, which contributed heavily to the development of Theosophy. Inspired by the phrase “There is no religion higher than truth,” the motto written on the emblem of the Theosophical Society, Daniel Lucio Cardoso Costa continues his quest for knowledge.

Daniel Lucio Cardoso Costa graduated from Centro Universitário do Distrito Federal (UniDF) with a degree in criminal law and became a member of the Order of Attorneys of Brazil, the Brazilian Bar Association responsible for regulating the country’s legal profession. As a criminal and tributary lawyer with the Brasilia-based law firm Costa & Starling Advogados, Daniel Lucio Cardoso Costa dutifully defends his clients in court and serves as a representative to the national tributary system.

Through his numerous humanitarian activities, Daniel Lucio Cardoso Costa has become a strong force for positive social change in Brasilia, where he lives and works. As a frequent volunteer with the following social assistance organizations, Fundação de Assistência Judiciária (the Legal Assistance Foundation), Cidadania Brasil (Brazil Citizenship), and Voluntários Brasilia (Volunteers Brasilia), Daniel Lucio Cardoso Costa has actively attempted to improve the lives of Brasilia’s less-fortunate citizens. Daniel Lucio Cardoso Costa provides pro bono legal services to low-income citizens, one day every week.