Court expert on Russia law related issues
Court expert on Russia law related issues. Preparation of expert's report for foreign family courts concerning a family law of Russia. My expert opinions have been used in courts of New York, Michigan, California, as well France, Belgium, Switzerland, Czech Republic.
I am well-organized, dependable and responsible specialist. I am expert in the field of international private law and family legislation. The academic side of my work has always been a professional priority, allowing me to continue to improve my knowledge and skills as a practicing lawyer. I have authored numerous articles in Russian and American popular publications and have been the recipient of several awards relating to my work in legal research in Russia. I also regularly participate in legal discussions, particularly on Family Law, which despite its nascent stage is becoming an increasingly important facet of Russia's legal system.
Lawyer, Legal Expert
Russian-Divorce (2004-present time)
Professional legal protection of rights of foreign citizens in Russia and ex-USSR countries, Court expert on Russia law related issues. Preparation of expert's report for foreign family courts concerning a family law of Russia. My expert opinion have been used in courts of New York, Michigan, California, and also France, Belgium, Switzerland, Czech Republic.
Attorney at law:
St. Petersburg Bar Association (1998-2004)
Work in the capacity of lawyer on civil, family and criminal cases in courts of the general jurisdiction, appeal courts, arbitration, Supreme Court of Russia. Successful pleaded over 300 cases of different complexity in courts. Representation of interests of foreign citizens and Russian citizens overseas. All aspects of International Private Law. Help in legal paper work in Russia and abroad. Provided many consultations and publications in legal fields for magazines, newspapers, Internet sites and legal databases.
Borough Court of Russia and Ukraine (1991-1998)
Adviser of court (1997-1998):
Examined state government, personnel, court rules and regulations. Overviewed work of Secretarial, archive personnel. Evaluated worker performance and recommended or initiated personnel actions. Responsible for various reports such as: monthly, semi-yearly, yearly performance base, etc. Responded to a personnel complains.
Clerk of court (1994-1997):
Provided support to the Chairman of the court by performing general administrative duties including filing, read and routed incoming/outgoing mail. Answered, screen and distributed telephone calls to correct destination. Greeted visitors, conducted visitors to right personnel. Prepared legal papers and correspondence of legal nature. Reviewed law journals and other legal publications to identify court decisions on the pending cases and submitted articles.
Marshal of the court (1992-1994):
Forcibly execution of the judgments which have entered validity.
Staffer of court (1991-1992):
Performance of different technical work in court.
EDUCATION - Master Degree in Jurisprudence:
1995 - 1997: Saint Petersburg State University
1990 - 1995: Ukraine's National Law Academy
2008 - Certificate of registration of law office in Russia 78 AK 00647 "Russian-Divorce"
2008 - Certificate of registration business "Russian-Divorce" in New York
2002 - Qualification Assessment Services. Diploma attestation in occupation of Business and Information Professionals.
1999 - School of Lawyers Program. Certificate of competition of the course at special faculty of retraining in legal sciences of Saint Petersburg State University.
REFERENCES: Furnished upon request.