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Solvita Kalniņa – Caune, Board
Graduated from New School University (New York) in 2002 with a Master of Science degree in Non-Profit Management. Her previous professional experience comes from working in the public administration sector (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Reform Ministry and School of Public Administration), as well as developing and implementing programmes in the non-governmental sector (Soros Foundation Latvia, in the Human Rights and Ethnic Harmony Programme, and Centre for Non-Governmental Organisations).
Since 2003, she has comprised the one-person board of the LJTC, fulfilling the function of Executive Director.
Solvita is currrently acting as resident twinning advisor in EU project “Strengthening Judicial Training through Twinning” in Georgia.
Ilona Kronberga, Director
Phone: +371 67895878
E-mail: ilona [at] ltmc [dot] lv
Ilona Kronberga is one of the leading Latvian expert on criminal policy, penal system and crime prevention and juvenile justice. She has started working in law enforcement institutions in 1991, soon after the restoration of independence of the Republic of Latvia. Ilona Kronberga has long-standing experience in policy planning and legal drafting, as well as in the academic field. Previous work experience has been gained both in public administration (in the welfare, justice and home affairs systems) and in the non-governmental sector (at the Latvian Judicial Training Center and think thank PROVIDUS). She has a master degree in law from the Police Academy of Latvia, but is currently continuing education at the University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, PhD program.
Elīna Mikijanska, Finance Director, Accountant
Phone: +371 67895875
E-mail: elina [at] ltmc [dot] lv
Elīna Mikijanska qualified as an Enterprise Manager in the Bachelor’s programme of the BA School of Business and Finance. Her previous professional experience is related to organising office work and accounting. She has also acquired an insight into personnel management through her work as an assistant human resources manager.
At the Latvian Judicial Training Centre she is responsible for commercial activity accounting, project supervision and financial resource planning.
Inese Avota, Programme Officer
Phone: +371 67895874
E-mail: inese [at] ltmc [dot] lv
Inese Avota obtained a social sciences Bachelor's degree in psychology, specialising in psychology teaching work. She spent two years studying in the Univerisy of Latvia Psychology Programme specialising in clinical psychology. Her professional experience is related to project coordination in the realm of criminal law, having worked for the Soros Foundation Latvia and the Providus Public Policy Centre. Inese has worked at the Latvian Judicial Training Centre since January 2005 and is responsible for seminars for law professionals and seminars in non-legal skills for judges, as well as for coordinating foreign language teaching and international seminars. In addition, Inese Avota implements projects that test new methods for improving the quality of legal proceedings, such as court quality according to court clients, the quality of judges in courts, and supervisory court chairs, etc.
Katrīne Ielīte, Legal Programme Officer
Phone: +371 67895873
E-mail: katrine [at] ltmc [dot] lv
Katrīne Ielīte has obtained master’s degree in Law and lawyer’s qualification in 2016 at the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia. Katrīne has gained experience in legal field, working as legal assistant at law offices. From 2015 to 2017 worked as an assistant to a Member of the Saeima (Parliament).
In Latvian Judicial Training Centre Katrīne works since September 2017 and is responsible for civil law training programs for judges and land registry judges as well as providing continuous training programs for sworn advocates.
Linda Koliņa, Legal Programme Officer
Phone: +371 67895876
E-mail: linda [at] ltmc [dot] lv
In 2012 Linda Kolina obtained a social sciences Bachelor's degree in law, qualified as a lawyer. From 2011 till 2016 has worked in Administrative District Court, as a court secretary and assistant of a judge. At the Latvian Judicial Training Center Linda Kolina works since September 2017 and is currently responsible for the development and implementation of the administrative law programs.
Zane Mičule,E-learning Programme Officer
Phone: +371 67895879
E-mail: zane [at] ltmc [dot] lv
In 2012 Zane Mičule graduated from the University of Latvia, Faculty of History and Philosophy, obtaining Bachelor's degree in philosophy. For one semester studied as an exchange student in Johannis Gutenberg Universität Mainz (Mainz, Germany). Began working in LJTC in May 2015 as a office administrator and training event coordinator. Currently Zane is responsible for e-learning programme developement, the learning management system and participant selection for EJTN seminars.
Laura Leitlante, Office Aadministrator
Phone: +371 67895880
E-mail: laura [at] ltmc [dot] lv
Laura Leitlante has obtained a Bachelor's degree in social sciences, in 2008 at Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies. From 2008 has worked as an office administrator at the Soros Foundation - Latvia, organizing office work and various events. From 2014 to 2018 has worked in the Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS performing the duties of a project assistant and later also of a project director.
Laura works at Latvian Judicial Training Center since January 2018 as an office administrator.
Endija Logina, Legal Programme Coordinator
Phone: +371 67895877
E-mail: endija [at] ltmc [dot] lv
Endija Logina is currently continuing studies at Riga Stradins University, Faculty of Law. From 2014 to summer 2017 has worked in franchise and been managing her company. Endija Logina has been working at the Latvian Judicial Training Center since January 2018 and is responsible for coordination of the EJTN exchange program.
Lina Savicka, Legal Programme Officer
In 2004, Lina Savicka graduated from the University of Latvia’s Law Faculty, qualifying as a lawyer. In 2005, she completed her Master's studies at the University of Latvia in the field of State and Administrative Law. From April 2004 to December 2005, she worked as a judge's assistant at the Administrative District Court. Lina has worked at the LJTC since December 2005 and is currently responsible for the development and implementation of the administrative law programmes. Lina is the contact person for the attorneys’ programmes.
Currently in a prolonged absence.
Dārta Mestere, Legal Programme Officer
Dārta Mestere has obtained master’s degree in Law and qualified as a lawyer in 2013 at University of Latvia, Faculty of Law. During master studies she has participated in Erasmus exchange program in Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland. Dārta has been a member of Legal Aid and Practice center at University of Latvia and European Law Student Association „Elsa Latvia”. Dārta has worked at social business company “MAMMU”. From 2012 till 2014 has worked in Riga City Ziemeļu District Court as a court secretary and assistant of a judge.
Dārta Mestere works at Latvian Judicial Training Center since September 2014 and is responsible for criminal law training programs for judges and public prosecutors and EJTN Exchange Programme.
Currently in a prolonged absence.