Edite Vernusa, judge of the Department of Civil Cases, was awarded the highest state award – the Order of the Three Stars – for meritorious service to Latvia. The Order of Chapters has awarded the judge with the Order of the 4th class.

Edite Vernusa has been working in the judicial system of Latvia for 28 years. She had been a judge at the Riga District Court, Riga Regional Court, in 1999 she was confirmed as a judge of the Supreme Court. She was a Senator in the first composition of the Department of Administrative Cases, then in the Department of Civil Cases. From 2015 to 2018 – the chair of the Department of Civil Cases.

The Supreme Court is glad that the judge’s work is appreciated. So far, ten judges of the Supreme Court have received the Order of the Three Stars, and four judges and court employees – the Cross of Recognition.


Information prepared by
Rasma Zvejniece, the Head of the Division of Communication of the Supreme Court
E-mail: rasma.zvejniece@at.gov.lv, telephone: +371 67020396, +371 2865221