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University of Silesia in Katowice

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Interdisciplinary Centre for Research on Judicature

Authorities and members

Authorities of ICBWS

dr hab. Krystian Markiewicz, prof. UŚ

Krystian Markiewicz, habilitated doctor of law, Associate Professor, District Court Judge

Director of ICBWS

Lawyer, judge, habilitated doctor of law, Associate Professor of the University of Silesia, specialist in civil law, civil procedure and constitutional law, since 2016 president of the Stowarzyszenia Sędziów Polskich „Iustitia” (Association of Polish Judges “Iustitia”), editor-in-chief of the Kwartalnik Sędziów Polskich „Iustitia” (Quarterly of Polish Judges “Iustitia”), member of the Scientific Association of Civil Procedure Lawyers, member of the Editorial Committee of the quarterly “Polish Civil Procedure”, member of the Social Codification Commission and of the project “Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the justice system. Case study and suggested solutions” financed by the National Agency for Academic Exchange.

Katarzyna Gajda-Roszczynialska, habilitated doctor of law, Regional Court Judge

Deputy Director of ICBWS

Lawyer, judge, habilitated doctor of law, assistant professor at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Silesia in Katowice, specialist in civil procedure, international civil procedure, European law and constitutional law. Member of the board of the Scientific Association of Civil Procedure Lawyers, Editorial Committee of the quarterly “Polish Civil Procedure”, International Association of Procedural Law, European Law Institute and Social Codification Commission, manager of the project “Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the justice system. Case study and suggested solutions” financed by the National Agency for Academic Exchange.

Dr hab. Katarzyna Gajda-Roszczynialska

Members of ICBWS

dr hab. Tomasz Nawrocki, prof. UŚ

Tomasz Nawrocki, PhD, DSc, Associate Professor

Sociologist, habilitated doctor of social sciences, Academic Professor of the University of Silesia, director of the Institute of Sociology of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Silesia in Katowice.

Grzegorz Borkowski, doctor of law, Regional Court Judge

Lawyer, doctor of law; judge; until 2018, head of the Office of the National Council of the Judiciary; former head of the International Cooperation Department of the National School of Judiciary and Public Prosecution; until 2016, twice elected chairman of the Consultative Council of the HELP Program of the Council of Europe (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals); member of the Legal Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Lublin Branch, Scientific Society of the Catholic University of Lublin, Professor Zbigniew Hołda Association and the Scientific Association of Civil Procedure Lawyers. International expert in the field of justice reforms.

SSR dr Grzegorz Borkowski

dr Bartosz Wołodkiewicz

Bartosz Wołodkiewicz, doctor of law

Lawyer, doctor of law; judge; until 2018, head of the Office of the National Council of the Judiciary; former head of the International Cooperation Department of the National School of Judiciary and Public Prosecution; until 2016, twice elected chairman of the Consultative Council of the HELP Program of the Council of Europe (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals); member of the Legal Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Lublin Branch, Scientific Society of the Catholic University of Lublin, Professor Zbigniew Hołda Association and the Scientific Association of Civil Procedure Lawyers. International expert in the field of justice reforms.

Associates of ICBWS

Barbara Cis, Master of law, attorney-at-law

Lawyer, attorney-at-law registered in the list of the Katowice Regional Chamber of Attorneys-at-Law, graduate of postgraduate studies “New Technologies Law” at the Institute of Legal Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences, doctoral student at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Silesia in Katowice, member of the Scientific Association of Civil Procedure Lawyers.

mgr Barbara Cis

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Jakub Płaziuk, Master of law

Lawyer, doctoral student at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Silesia in Katowice, member of the Scientific Association of Civil Procedure Lawyers and the project “The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the justice system. Case study and suggested solutions” financed by the National Agency for Academic Exchange.

Foreign associates of ICBWS

Prof. Vigita Vebraite

Professor at the University of Vilnius. Research interests of prof. Vigita Vebraite mainly covers civil procedure and dispute resolution. She is: a member of the working groups for the amendment of the Lithuanian Code of Civil Procedure, the Bankruptcy Act, the Mediation Act. Member of the Judicial Mediation Committee at the Judiciary Council, Member of the Coordination Committee for the supervision of legal aid in Lithuania for the Lithuanian Ministry of Justice, Member of the International Association of Procedural Law, Member of the Editorial Board of the Access to Justice in Eastern Europe scientific journal.  She is the author of many publications in this field and a participant in many national and international projects.

prof. dr Vigita Vėbraitė

prof. dr Iryna Izarowa

Prof. Irina Izarova

Lawyer, professor at the University of Vilnius, specialist in civil procedure, European court procedure and ADR. Member of working groups, incl. for the amendment of the Lithuanian Code of Civil Procedure and the Mediation Act, member of the Judicial Mediation Committee at the Judiciary Council, member of the Coordination Committee for the supervision of legal aid in Lithuania. Member of the International Association of Procedural Law, Member of the Editorial Board of the Scientific Journal of Access to Justice in Eastern Europe Journal.

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