Timeline

  • 1952
    Heleno Fragoso founds the law firm “Escritório de Advocacia Prof. Heleno Claudio Fragoso”
    1952
    Heleno Fragoso founds the law firm “Escritório de Advocacia Prof. Heleno Claudio Fragoso”
  • 1961
    Heleno Fragoso, at the age of 35, is selected for the position of Associate Professor of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), with the monograph “Conduta Punível” (“Punishable Conduct”, in free translation)
    1961
    Heleno Fragoso, at the age of 35, is selected for the position of Associate Professor of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), with the monograph “Conduta Punível” (“Punishable Conduct”, in free translation)
  • 1964
    Heleno Fragoso takes on the defense of political prisoners persecuted by the military regime implemented from that year onwards, standing out as one of the most important defenders of human rights in Brazil, until his death.
    1964
    Heleno Fragoso takes on the defense of political prisoners persecuted by the military regime implemented from that year onwards, standing out as one of the most important defenders of human rights in Brazil, until his death.
  • 1967
    Fernando Fragoso joins the firm.
    1967
    Fernando Fragoso joins the firm.
  • 1969
    Fragoso Advogados starts to work on cases of financial crimes of major national repercussion, and in the following years takes on the defense of directors of Credence, Banco Econômico, Banco Mineiro do Oeste, Marcello Leite Barbosa CTVM, Delfin-Rio and Delfin-São Paulo, Coroa-Brastel, Banco Interunion, Banco Nacional, Banco Marka, Banco Boavista and Banco Atlantis, among others.
    1969
    Fragoso Advogados starts to work on cases of financial crimes of major national repercussion, and in the following years takes on the defense of directors of Credence, Banco Econômico, Banco Mineiro do Oeste, Marcello Leite Barbosa CTVM, Delfin-Rio and Delfin-São Paulo, Coroa-Brastel, Banco Interunion, Banco Nacional, Banco Marka, Banco Boavista and Banco Atlantis, among others.
  • 1975
    Heleno Fragoso is elected Vice President of the Federal Council of the OAB (the Brazilian Bar Association).
    1975
    Heleno Fragoso is elected Vice President of the Federal Council of the OAB (the Brazilian Bar Association).
  • 1980
    Heleno Fragoso is selected for the position of Full Professor of Criminal Law at Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ)
    1980
    Heleno Fragoso is selected for the position of Full Professor of Criminal Law at Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ)
  • 1981
    Heleno Fragoso is granted the title of “honorary doctor” by the University of Coimbra, in Portugal.
    1981
    Heleno Fragoso is granted the title of “honorary doctor” by the University of Coimbra, in Portugal.
  • 1981
    José Carlos Fragoso joins the firm
    1981
    José Carlos Fragoso joins the firm
  • 1983
    Fernando Fragoso takes on the position of Full Professor of Criminal Law at Candido Mendes University, in Rio de Janeiro.
    1983
    Fernando Fragoso takes on the position of Full Professor of Criminal Law at Candido Mendes University, in Rio de Janeiro.
  • 1985
    With the death of Heleno Fragoso, his sons Fernando and José Carlos rename the firm, which is then called “Fragoso Advogados”
    1985
    With the death of Heleno Fragoso, his sons Fernando and José Carlos rename the firm, which is then called “Fragoso Advogados”
  • 1994
    Christiano Fragoso joins the firm.
    1994
    Christiano Fragoso joins the firm.
  • 1995
    Fernando Fragoso is elected Vice President of the OAB/RJ (the Brazilian Bar Association/Rio de Janeiro Chapter).
    1995
    Fernando Fragoso is elected Vice President of the OAB/RJ (the Brazilian Bar Association/Rio de Janeiro Chapter).
  • 1996
    Rodrigo Fragoso joint the firm.
    1996
    Rodrigo Fragoso joint the firm.
  • 1997
    Fragoso Advogados starts working on cases of fraud against insurance companies, defending the largest companies in the Brazilian market, such as Sul America, Bradesco, Prudential, Unibanco, Generali, Capemisa, Icatu, Seguradora Lider DPVAT
    1997
    Fragoso Advogados starts working on cases of fraud against insurance companies, defending the largest companies in the Brazilian market, such as Sul America, Bradesco, Prudential, Unibanco, Generali, Capemisa, Icatu, Seguradora Lider DPVAT
  • 2004
    Fragoso Advogados opens a branch in the city of São Paulo, with 40 professionals working in both offices.
    2004
    Fragoso Advogados opens a branch in the city of São Paulo, with 40 professionals working in both offices.
  • 2010
    Fernando Fragoso is elected president of the Institute of Brazilian Lawyers, for two terms of office.
    2010
    Fernando Fragoso is elected president of the Institute of Brazilian Lawyers, for two terms of office.
  • 2011
    Christiano Fragoso is selected through competitive examination and qualification for the position of Adjunct Professor of Criminal Law at Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ).
    2011
    Christiano Fragoso is selected through competitive examination and qualification for the position of Adjunct Professor of Criminal Law at Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ).
  • 2017
    Fernando Fragoso is appointed by the Minister of Justice, Alexandre de Moraes, Counselor of the National Council of Criminal and Penitentiary Policy (Conselho Nacional de Política Criminal e Penitenciária).
    2017
    Fernando Fragoso is appointed by the Minister of Justice, Alexandre de Moraes, Counselor of the National Council of Criminal and Penitentiary Policy (Conselho Nacional de Política Criminal e Penitenciária).
  • 2017
    Fragoso Advogados is elected for the tenth consecutive year as one of the most admired criminal law firms in the country
    2017
    Fragoso Advogados is elected for the tenth consecutive year as one of the most admired criminal law firms in the country