Elvyra Baltutytė


Elvyra Baltutytė was born on 6 December 1954 in the Šilutė region. In 1977, she graduated (cum laude) from the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University. In 1977–1991, Elvyra Baltutytė worked at the Ministry of Social Security and Labour as a jurisconsult; in 1991–1995, she worked as a consultant at the Division for Drafting Laws and, later, she was a consultant at the International Relations Division of the same ministry. In 1995–2003, Elvyra Baltutytė was a legal consultant at the Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights. From 2003 to 2005, she held the position of an ombudsperson of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. In 2005–2014, she was the representative of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania at the European Court of Human Rights. During 1998–2012, Elvyra Baltutytė was a lecturer at the Department of Faculty of International and European Union Law of the Faculty of Law of Mykolas Romeris University. She has been on internships and raised her qualification at various international organisations, foreign institutions, and academic establishments. She is the author of several articles published in various legal publications and a co-author of several monographs and teaching aids.

She was appointed a justice of the Constitutional Court in March 2014.