Elvyra Baltutytė


Elvyra Baltutytė was born on 6 December 1954 in the Šilutė district. In 1977, she graduated cum laude from the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University. In 1977–1991, she worked at the Ministry of Social Security and Labour as a jurisconsult, whilst, in 1991–1995, she worked as a consultant at the Division for Drafting Laws, and later—as a consultant at the International Relations Division of the same ministry. In 1995–2003, she was a legal consultant of the Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights, in 2003–2005—Ombudsman of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, in 2005–2014—the representative of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania at the European Court of Human Rights. In 1998–2012, she was a lecturer at the Department of International and European Union Law of the Faculty of Law of Mykolas Romeris University. She has been on internship and raised her qualification at various international organisations, foreign institutions, and academic establishments. She is an author of several articles published in various legal publications and a co-author of several monographs and teaching aids.
In March 2014, Ms Elvyra Baltutytė was appointed a justice of the Constitutional Court.