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On April 12 unusual necessary holiday is celebrated: International Be Kind to Lawyers Day allows expressing gratitude to human rights defenders, give high assessment of people work. Profession is difficult due to huge number of subtleties. Lawyers balance on edge between Legislation and ethical standards faced accusations of injustice, corruption, improper performance of official duties. Fact — decent professionals provide competent legal support to population, helping achieve goals, fair court ruling. Congratulate them, wish success on legal battles field.

The History

Holiday appeared in 2008. Initiator was Steve Hughes. He devoted life to giving public speaking lessons. His students were lawyers had to make speeches to jurors or judges during sessions. Hughes noticed people treat servants of the law negatively. In defense, as sign of support, he proposed to establish special holiday.

Interesting Facts

Second Tuesday of April is day when event is celebrated.

  1. It is customary to hush up bad things/negative attitude towards lawyers. Obscene jokes are banned. You need to be kinder, loyal.
  2. Lawyers don’t always make millions. Many of them work on voluntary basis. State representatives of accused in court devote huge number of hours working for free!
  3. Profitable acquaintance — lawyer among friends. Good friendly relations with person of profession add confidence, calmness. You can contact him for advice if there are doubts about legality.
  4. Justice is credo, basis and motivation for good lawyer.

Ordinary people of different professions get into trouble due to ignorance or non-compliance with law. Lawyers help get out of difficult situations, achieve fair compensation or imposing fine on person responsible for incident. Show gratitude to honest lawyers working selflessly for benefit of society!

When is International Be Kind To Lawyers Day celebrated in 2022?

International Be Kind To Lawyers Day is observed every year on the second Tuesday in April.