Valer Dorneanu

Valer Dorneanu, appointed judge by the Chamber of Deputies (2013), for a nine-year term of office.
Elected as President of the Constitutional Court in 2016, for a three years’ period.
Born on 21 November 1944, in Corbu, Harghita county.
Graduate of the Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest (1967).
Post-graduate foreign trade training conducted in French, the Academy of Economic Sciences (1985-1988).
Doctor of Law, University of Bucharest (1999).
Associate Professor at the “Spiru Haret” University, Bucharest (2001-2003).
Professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences in the University of Bucharest (2003-2008) and at “Nicolae Titulescu” University, Bucharest (2008 – to date).
Public Prosecutor at the Local Prosecutor’s Office, Districts 5 and 6 in Bucharest (1967-1974).
Expert in labour legislation, General Union of Trade Unions in Romania (1974-1980).
Public Prosecutor, Directorate for Extraordinary Appeals in Civil Cases at the General Prosecutor’s Office (1980-1985).
Advisor, the Legislative Council (1985-1989).
Member in the Legal and Constitutional Committee, the Provisional Council of National Unity (1989-1990).
Legislative policy advisor, Presidency of Romania (1990-1992).
Minister of Relations with Parliament, the Government of Romania (1992-1995).
President of the Legislative Council (1995-2000).
Elected Deputy in the Iași constituency (terms 2000-2004 and 2004-2008).
President of the Chamber of Deputies (2000-2004).
Chairman of the Committee for Drafting the legislative proposal on Romania’s Constitution Revision (2002).
Chairman of the Committee of Inquiry into Abuse, Corruption and for Petitions, the Chamber of Deputies (2004-2005).
Vice-President of the Chamber of Deputies (2005-2008).
Deputy Secretary general of the Chamber of Deputies (2009-2010).
Deputy to the People’s Advocate (2010 – June 2013).
Member of the Union of Jurists of Romania.
Awarded the National Order of “The Star of Romania” in rank of Knight; Diploma of Academic Merit for a remarkable contribution in supporting and promoting the Romanian Academy Programmes.
Author of 17 monographs and more than 60 studies and scientific contributions.