Born February 1, 1962 in Aizkraukle district, Latvia
1980-1985 University of Latvia, major in law; received law degree
1968-1980 Kokneses Secondary School
Chair of the Council of Justice of Latvia
Member of the Network of the Supreme Judical Courts of the European Union
Since 2010 – the Chair of the Council for the Judiciary
Since 2008 – the member of the Presidents of the Supreme Judicial Courts of the European Union
Mark of Distinction of the System of Justice of Latvia of the 1st tier
Has been President of the Latvian Judicial Association since 1998 until 2008
Deputy Chairman of the Judicial Qualification Committee since 1994 until 2008, the Chair of the Judicial Disciplinary Committee since 2008 until 2010
Has been Council member and lecturer of the Latvian Judicial Training Center
Participation in the work of the Judicial Commission and the Commission of Defense, Interior Affairs and Corruption Prevention of the Saeima (Parliament), in the Advisory Board of Prevention of Legalization of Illegally Acquired Assets, in the working group on alignment of regulation of additional punishment – extradition, in the working group of institutions on analysis and improvement of regulative documents determining the legal assistance provided by the state, etc.
Training and experience exchange visits in Canada, USA, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, etc.
Seminars, lectures, conferences in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, etc.
The Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia
Brivibas bulvaris 36,
Riga, LV – 1511