Today the Saeima (Parliament) confirmed a new Judge of the Supreme Court. Upon the proposal of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the approval of the Judicial Qualification Panel the judge of the Riga Regional Court Janis Tiltins is appointed in the position of the Supreme Court Judge.

The voting regarding the confirmation was unanimous.

Janis Tiltins was born in 1969. He graduated from the University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, with the Master’s degree. In 1994 he undertook the position of a judge in the Riga City Kurzemes District Court, in 2003 he was appointed to the position of a judge in the Riga Regional Court. He has enriched his knowledge in the seminars and lectures of the Latvian Judicial Training Center, the Supreme Court, the Ministry of Interior Affairs, the Latvian Academy of Police.

The structural unit in which the Judge has to fulfill his duties will be determined by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court by his instruction.


Information prepared by

Head of the Division of Communications of the Supreme Court Rasma Zvejniece

E-mail: rasma.zvejniece@at.gov.lv, telephone: 7020396, 28652211