CURRICULUM  VITAE 

Personal Information

Nationality: German

born: 10 October 1966 in Groß-Gerau, Germany

married, two children 

 

Occupation 

since 2010    eligible for representation of suspects/accused or victims at                    the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague

since 2004    own law firm in Berlin, Germanysince 2002     admission to the regional appeal court (Oberlandesgericht)

1997-2004    own law firm in Lübbenau/Spreewald, Germany

1997-1999     teaching law at Deutsche Angestellten-Akademie,                      Finsterwalde, Germany

1996-1997     lawyer (assessor), Dr. Vogt Law Firm, Frankfurt/M., Germany

1993-1996     Junior Barrister, Landgericht (Court) Krefeld, Germany

1995              legal intern, Huybrechts & Partner Law Firm, Antwerp, Belgium (three months)

1995-1996     legal intern, Kelly, Herlihy & Bane Attorneys at Law, Orange,                      California, U.S.A.  (four months)

1993-1994     Database Developer, GEBI, Bonn, Germany    Education

since 2002     specialist solicitor in criminal law (Fachanwältin für Strafrecht)

since 2001     specialist solicitor in family law (Fachanwältin für Familienrecht)

May 1996       Second Legal State Exam at the Court of Appeal                     (Oberlandesgericht) Düsseldorf, major: International Law

Sep. 1993      First Legal State Exam at the Court of Appeal                      (Oberlandesgericht) Düsseldorf, major: International Law

1991              Practical Legal Internship in the German Parliament                     (two months)

1989-93        Law at the University of Bonn (seven semesters)

1988-89        Law at the University of Regensburg (three semesters)

1987-88        Economics at the University of Regensburg (one semester)

1987             graduation (Abitur) at the Goethegymnasium in Regensburg,                     Germany

1983-1984    high school, graduation at San Ramon High, Danville,                     California, U.S.A.

1973             school start, Selma-Lagerlöff-Grundschule, Buchschlag,                     Germany   

Activities

International Criminal Defence Lawyers Germany e.V. (ICDL) (Vice-President)Bundesverband der Jugendrechtshäuser e.V. (treasurer)

Verein Recht und Gesellschaft e.V. (former treasurer)

Jugendrechtshaus Brandenburg e.V. (formation and former chairperson)

Lübbenauer Jugendrechtshaus e.V. (formation and former chairperson)

Deutscher/Berliner Anwaltsverein (DAV/BAV) (member)

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Familienrecht des DAV (member)

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Strafrecht des DAV (member)

Vereinigung Berliner Strafverteidiger e.V. (member)

Förderverein der Charlotte-Salomon-Grundschule e.V. (member)   

Languages

German            native

English             fluent including legal terminology

French             fair knowledge   

Hobbys

attendance at movies

bicycle touring: day rides and in everyday life

canoe touring especially in the Spreewald

piano