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Jana Baricová



Jana Baricová, née Konířová



20th November 1953 at Vysoké Mýto, Czech Republic



dual, Slovak and Czech


Family status:      

married, one child











1973 – 1976

Law Faculty of Masaryk University in Brno

1977 – 1978

Law Faculty of Comenius University in Bratislava


Award of the title doctor juris “JUDr.”

1988 – 1989

Special course for judges dealing with cases with international elements

1996 – 2003

Special courses in EU Law (e.g. Edinburgh 1997, Cambridge 1998, Brussels 1992-2003, Prague 2001 and 2002)


One-month internship at courts in the USA

One-month internship at courts in Germany

1991 – 2003

Seminars on the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, on Family Law (Trier, 1993, 1995, Hertogenbosch, 1998), other seminars and study stays focused on EU Law (e. g. Stockholm, 1998, Copenhagen, 1998, Vienna, 2002, Court of Justice of the European Union - Luxembourg 2007, 2009, 2011, 10th IASAJ Congress in Sydney, 2010).


Internship at the Constitutional Court of Slovak                                    Republic in the position of legal adviser to the President of the Constitutional Court






1978 – 1981

Regional Court in Bratislava as a candidate judge

1981 – 1985

District Court Bratislava-Environs as a judge

­1985 – 1990

District Court Bratislava-Environs as the Vice President

1990 – 1993

Regional Court in Bratislava as a judge

­1993 – 1997

Regional Court in Bratislava as the President of the Senate of Appeal

­1997 – 2004

Regional Court in Bratislava as the Vice President responsible for the civil section and from 1999 also for the administrative section


Supreme Court of  the Slovak Republic as a judge and a member of the administrative division senate


Supreme Court of  the Slovak Republic as the President of the administrative division senate

2008 – 2014

Deputy President of the administrative division at the Supreme Court of the Slovak Republic

July 2014 to date

Judge of the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic


Other activities:



1991 – 2009

Lectures to judges – candidate judges, judges and advocates

1993 – 2004

Work in various legislative commissions (Code of Civil Procedure, Law on Judges and Lay Judges, Law on Ordinary Courts, Family Law and Law on Social Assistance)

2001 – 2003

Coordinator on behalf of the Slovak Republic for the subproject on internal revision of courts (twinning) and seminars for judges and court management as well as drawing up the draft law and methodological guidebook within this project

2002 – 2003

Provision of training for judges and other employees on asylum law

2003 – 2004

Seminars focused on family law for the “Smile as a Gift” Foundation

2004 – 2008

Representative of the Slovak Republic in the European Judicial Network for civil and commercial cases

2005 to date

Part-time member of the Pedagogical Board of the Judicial Academy of the Slovak Republic

2007 to date

Lectures and seminars focused on civil procedure law at the Paneuropean University in Bratislava

2011 to date

Member of the Commission for titular exams at the Department of Administrative Law and Environmental Law of the Faculty of Law at Comenius University in Bratislava

2012 to date


Substitute member for the Slovak Republic in the European Commission for Democracy through Law (the Venice Commission)

2012 to date

Vice President of the Commission on Recodification of Civil Procedure Law

2013 to date

Member of the working group preparing the Project for Stabilization and Modernization of the Judiciary



Publishing activity



Reform of court management, strengthening of judicial independence, Justičná revue n. 9/2002


National Courts and Community Law, Zo súdnej praxe n. 3/2004


The new Family Law, Zo súdnej praxe n. 3/2005


Preparation of lectures and the Commentary on the Amendment to the Civil Procedure Law No. 353/2003 Coll.


Proceedings in Administrative Justice – Particularities and Types, Proceedings from 13th Slovak Commercial Law Days, 2007


Administrative Justice and Application of EU law, Proceedings from the research conference on the Citizen and Public Administration, 2007


Co-author of the Commentary on the Code of Civil Procedure Števček/Ficová et al., C.H. Beck publishers – the part on Administrative Justice (published in 2009). The second edition was awarded the Author’s Prize for the Slovak Republic at the Carlsbad Law Days, 2013).

Textbook by Marek Števček et al., “Civil Procedure Law”, the part on Administrative Justice, published by Eurokódex, s.r.o. (2010 and 2013)


Administrative Justice and Recodification of Civil Procedural Law (co-author M. Števček), the Proceedings from the conference entitled Competences and Organization of Administrative Justice in the Slovak Republic, 2012


Recodification of the Civil Procedural Law and new Administrative Procedural Law (co-author A. Filová), the Proceedings from the Conference entitled Theoretical Problems in Administrative Judiciary, 2013


Administrative Judiciary and the Upcoming Recodification of Civil Law Procedure in the Slovak Republic, Proceedings from the conference entitled Current and Possible Future Regulation of Judicial Review of Activities of Public Authorities.

Knowledge of foreign languages:   English, German, Czech, Russian


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