Janina Stripeikienė


.Janina Stripeikienė was born on 8 March 1955 in the Kelmė district. In 1978, she graduated from the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University. In 1978–1980, she worked as a consultant and, in 1980–1990, as a judge at a local court. In 1990–1994 and 1999–2017, Janina Stripeikienė was a judge of the Supreme Court of Lithuania; in 2007–2012, she held the position of the Chairperson of the Civil Division of this court. In 1995–1999, she was a judge of the Court of Appeal of Lithuania. In 2000–2009, she lectured at Mykolas Romeris University. Janina Stripeikienė did internships at the courts and universities of the USA, the United Kingdom, and Canada, as well as at the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union. She has been a lecturer at various scientific events and qualification schemes organised by legal and state institutions; a participant of European Union and other international conferences, seminars, and discussions; a member of expert groups; and the author (co-author) of textbooks and scientific articles on issues related to family, the organisation of courts, civil procedure, etc. In March 2017, Janina Stripeikienė was appointed a justice of the Constitutional Court.