Starting from today, September 18, the former judge of the Riga Regional Court Janis Tiltins holds the position of a judge in the Chamber of Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court. He was confirmed in the position of the Supreme Court Judge by the Saeima (Parliament) on September 11.

Janis Tiltins was born in 1969. He studied law in the University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, and graduated with the Master’s degree. He has enlarged 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.

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.


Information prepared by

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

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