By Gayathri Vishwanath

He is a firebrand lawyer, fearless and courageous. He gives more importance to justice than to judges. Committed to society and dedicated to common people. He works as a one man army in educating people about very important legal obligations in public life. Being a legal practitioner he come across many cases where educated people suffer being ignorant of law. When many lawyers felt educating people about legal aspects was not important, Adv. Stanley R. D'Costa ventured into it. Many candles were burnt in the midnight and when looking back what we see is a mountain of achievements. A number of books written and published in people's common languages. Plenty of legal articles were published in periodicals.

Being an author Adv. Stanley R. D'Costa won the prestigious Karnataka Konkani Sahithya Academy Award in the year 2010. He is known as a People's Lawyer. Many approach him for advice and he educates them about a possible legal remedy in their specific legal requirement out of court settlement. He never drag clients to court. Approaching court is when it is inevitable.

Also he find time to explain the clients about the time it may take for them to get a remedy awarded. This helps them proper planning and time management. Many cases are settled out of the court and many honorable judges appreciated him in saving time by avoiding unnecessary dragging of cases. While doing out of the court settlements his attempt is to get what is due to his client. Many a times long pending cases were settled for the advantage of both the parties. Such gestures of of a judicious lawyer helps people to re-establish their friendship even after several years.

Some times clients are in a hurry to get a remedy propose falsely for their advantage. There are many instances he refused to bow down to the pressures of his own clients. He believes and advocates the supremacy of law. A lawyer is more responsible to protect the law than the judges. Adv. Stanley R. D'Costa is a lawyer par excellence, leader with courage and commitment and a social activist to the core of his personality.

The younger generation has so much to learn from this luminory in law fraternity. A Lawyer can be a truthful person and convert the society unto truthful one. We require trust worthy truthful lawyears to take up only truthful cases. Let a new society of truthful Lawyers emerge from the younger generatioin is our prayer. Great Advocates will always welcome such a social change!

He is a Leader with great Difference!

Posted by N. V. Paulose   |   Filed under Socially Concerned , People

Stanley R. D'Costa is a leader with a difference. He is very quick in grasping and firm in his decisions and actions. Very courageous to question the authorities when they play mischief under the pretext of their positional portfolios. It is very difficult for him to get along with an un equal paradim of someone dominating the other one. Give respect and take respect is a policy that he loves.

He will consider you equal or more respected as long as you respond openenly, truthfuly and with clear mind. He will react firmly the moment anyone try to dominate or over power him.

In a society of unequal people, his sense of equality has visionary approach. He maintain equal relationship with everyone irrespective of their gainful positions or loosing positions. He is a friend with everyone at all times.

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Area of Interests

Adv. Stanley R. D'Costa is very much concerned about promoting Legal awareness amongst the people who are in the government service and also to the general public. Young Lawyers and people who are like minded are welcome to contact him

Contact Details

Adv. Stanley R. D'Costa shall be contacted for Legal and Social purposes. He is a Notary and Christian Marriage Registrar...

Address: Second Floor, Mallikkatta Centre,
Mallikkatta, Mangalore
Phone: +91 824 2410365(O), 2225669 (R)
Mobile: +91 - 94839 10125 / 98863 11251
E-mail: costa.stanley@gmail.com

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