Happy news is published today in “Latvijas Vēstnesis” (official gazette of the Republic of Latvia) – the Chapter of Orders awarded Inta Kirse, the lifelong employee of the Supreme Court, with the Cross of Recognition of Fifth Class. 

All the workers of the Supreme Court are glad and proud of this event. Ten judges of the Supreme Court had received the highest state awards – the Order of Three Stars and Crosses of Recognition, but the employee is granted such appreciation for the first time.

Inta Kirse has dedicated 34 years of her life to work in the Supreme Court – graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia in 1978 and already in 1979 had started to work in the Supreme Court in the position of the Head of the Chancery. She had been assistant to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court between 1984 and 2007, helping the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to solve organisational issues daily – listened to visitors, replied to applications of residents, solved issues related to personnel.

In 2007, when the Division of complaints was established in the Supreme Court, Inta Kirse had continued work as the adviser of this division, using her extensive knowledge and experience in work relate to residents’ complaints. At present she has been the adviser in the Document Administration Division.

Inta Kirse has earned respect, appreciation and authority among colleagues as the responsible and far and wide knowing employee with very large experience or practical work. In collective vote she received the Supreme Court Themis Award in nomination “the Employee of the Year” in 2013.

Except for professional knowledge, colleagues also appreciated personality of Inta Kirse, which is characterised by spirit, which has always been cheery, inexhaustible energy, steady character, and unselfish support in any situation, which occurs in life.


Information prepared by

Rasma Zvejniece, the Head of the Division of Communication of the Supreme Court

E-mail: rasma.zvejniece@at.gov.lv, telephone: 67020396, 28652211