Lucas works on co-ordinating AmazoniAletra’s legal plan and executing specific legal actions. Lucas is a researcher in the field of constitutional history, with an interest in the intersection between law, social sciences and history. He is a Partner of Cravo&Santana – Advocacia, a law firm from which he coordinates the energy advocacy strategy of the ClimaInfo Institute (2023-current); provides legal advice to Conservation International – Brazil (2021-current); provides legal advice to the indigenous organisation DACE (2023-current). He was a lawyer in the Legal Department of the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB) (2020-2023). He served in the Federal Public Defender’s Office (2018-2020).
Lucas is a Professor in the Specialization in Rights and Policies for Indigenous Peoples at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) (2022-current). He is currently a PhD student in law at the University of Brasilia (2022-current) and has a Master’s in Law from the University of Brasilia (2018-2020). He has a Law degree from Universidade Federal Fluminense (2011-2016).