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Lithuania
Chair of the Judicial Council of Lithuania
Member of the Network of the Supreme Judicial Courts of the European Union
Lietuvos Aukščiausiasis Teismas
 

Dr.  Rimvydas Norkus
President of the Supreme Court of Lithuania
 

President since: 2015
 
Justice of the Supreme Court since: 1999
 
Career before being justice of the Supreme Court:

Education

PhD in Law. Date of obtaining PhD degree: 4th November 2005
2001-2005 – doctoral studies at Lithuanian Law University
1996-2001 – law studies at the Faculty of Law, Vilnius University.

Professional experience

From 22nd  December 2014 to date – President of the Supreme Court of Lithuania
From 15th April 2013 to 21st  December 2014 – judge at the Supreme Court of Lithuania
From 13th February 2012 to 14th April 2013 – judge at the Court of Appeal of Lithuania
From 1st September 2010 to 10th February 2012 – Director of the Department of Legal Research of the Supreme Court of Lithuania
From 1st April 2009 to 31st August 2010 – Lawyer linguist at the European Parliament (Brussels)
From 1st October 2003 to 31st March 2009 – Director of the Department on Judicial Practice of the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania
From 15th May 2000 to 30th September 2003 – Adviser to the Chairman of the Court of Appeal of Lithuania
From 25th October 1999 to 14th May 2000 – Assistant to a judge at the Court of Appeal of Lithuania

Lecturing activities

From 1st September 2012 to date – Professor of the Business Law Department of Mykolas Romeris University
From 2008 to date – Lecturer at  the Judicial Training Centre of Lithuania
From 1st February 2008 to 31st August 2012 - Assoc. Prof. of the Business Law Department of Mykolas Romeris University
From 1st September 2007 to 31st January 2008 – Assoc. Prof. of the Civil Procedure Department of Mykolas Romeris University
From 28th April 2003 to 31st August 2007 – Lecturer of the Civil Procedure Department of Mykolas Romeris University

Languages

Lithuanian – mother tongue
English – fluent
German – fluent
Russian – fluent
Polish – fluent
French – basic