JUDr. Jana Laššáková
JUDr. Jana Laššáková
Judge of the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic
She graduated at the Faculty of Law of Comenius University in Bratislava in 1976 and subsequently passed the titular examination in the field of civil procedural law.
From 1976 until 1993 she worked in the corporate law sphere as a member and later as the head of the legal department in a state company.
She participated in the preparation of the law on commercial lawyers, and after its approval in the National Council of the Slovak Republic, in March 1991 she was appointed by the Minister of Justice of the Slovak Republic to the Temporary Committee of Commercial Lawyers. She was added to the list of commercial lawyers in June 1991, but she began her practice as a commercial lawyer in April 1993. After the merger of the Chamber of Commercial Lawyers with the Bar Association she became an attorney in 2004. In December 2007 she quit the legal profession due to greater political responsibilities.
During her practice of law she was a member of the Presidency of the Chamber of Commercial Lawyers, its examination board and also as a member of the Permanent Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commercial Lawyers. From 2011 until 2017 she was a member of the examination board of the Slovak Bar Association. As a commercial lawyer she gave lectures focusing on labor and commercial law for professionals in the legal and economic sectors.
She is co-author of the Commentary on the Law on the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic (C. H. Beck, 2020).
In 2002, she was elected a member of the National Council of the Slovak Republic, where she served for nearly five terms. She was Chair of the Committee for the Review of Decisions by the National Security Authority, Vice Chair of the Mandate and Immunity Committee, the Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee and from 2012 until 2016 she was Vice President of the National Council of the Slovak Republic. Her mandate as Member of the National Council of the Slovak Republic expired on 13th December 2017.
She was appointed a Judge of the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic on 14th December 2017.