Day of the Russian Bar (31/05)

Every year on May 31, the Day of the Russian Advocacy is celebrated - an unofficial professional holiday for employees of the legal profession - a social institution engaged in protecting interests in court.

May 31, 2002 President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin signed the new Federal Law "On Advocacy and Advocacy in the Russian Federation".

Advocacy and the lawyer are defined by this law as follows: