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Germany
Bundesgerichtshof
 
Mrs. Bettina Limperg
 
President since:  1 July 2014
 
Justice of the supreme court since:  1 July 2014
 
Career before being justice of the Supreme Court:
since July 2014: President of the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof)
since 2013: Member of the Board of the non-governmental organization “Projekt Chance”, an organisation that endorses the rehabilitation of juveniles and adolescents
2011 - 2014: Head of the Ministry of Justice of Baden-Wuerttemberg and Deputy Minister
till 2011: Member of the Board of the association of Judges and Prosecutors in Baden-Wuerttemberg
2009 - 2011: Vice-President of the Regional Court (Landgericht) of Stuttgart 
2004 - 2009: Director of the Local Court (Amtsgericht) of Waiblingen
2001 - 2004: Judge at the Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht) of Stuttgart, also Judge in the President’s Office
1996 - 2001: Judge in the criminal law section of the Regional Court (Land-gericht) of Stuttgart, also Judge in the President’s Office
1994 - 1995: Research Assistant at the Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht)
1991 - 1994: Judge in the criminal law section of the Regional Court (Landgericht) of Stuttgart 
1990 - 1991: Judge in the civil law section of the Local Court (Amtsgericht) of Stuttgart
1989 - 1990: Prosecutor at the public prosecution department of Stuttgart
1988: Second German State Examination in Law at Stuttgart 
1985 - 1988: Judicial traineeship (Referendariat) at the Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht) of Karlsruhe; Research Assistant at the Institute for Public Law of the University of Freiburg
1984: First German State Examination in Law at Freiburg
1979 - 1984: Legal studies at the Universities of Freiburg and Tübingen 
1979: A-levels (Abitur), Wuppertal 
April 5, 1960: Born in Wuppertal-Elberfeld, North Rhine-Westphalia