Mr. Lazare Dzirkvelishvili (acting Chairman of the Court)

Born 28 March 1965 in Rustavi.

Graduated from the Rustavi High School No. 6;

Graduated from the Rustavi Technical Educational Institution No. 94 majoring in air welding, 1983;

Served in the compulsory military service, 1983 – 1985;

Graduated from the Metallurgy Faculty of the State Polytechnic Institute, 1992;

Worked as a chief of educational –scientific unit at the Students’ Association of the Georgian Technical University, 1993 – 1994;

Worked as a case manager at the All-Georgian Students’ League, 1995 – 1996;

Graduated from the Law Faculty of the Georgian Technical University, 1998;

Worked as a legal consultant at the Legal Center of the Kvemo Kartli Consumers’ Union, 1997 – 2002;

Worked as a chief specialist at the Information and Analysis Unit of the Georgian Ministry of Finance, 1997 – 1999;

Ran private law practice, 1999 – 2003;

Was a bankruptcy manager at the JSC Chemical Fiber, 2002 – 2003;

Since 2003, he has been a judge of the Gardabani District Court;

Since 2003, he has also been chairing the same Court.

He has a spouse and six children.