Our team

Solvitas fotoSolvita Kalniņa – Caune
Board
[email protected]

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.

Elīnas fotoElīna Mikijanska
Finance Director, Accountant
+371 22814898 [email protected]

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.

Lindas fotoLinda Koliņa
Legal Programme Officer
+371 22814877 [email protected]

Linda Koliņa holds a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences in Law. Previous work experience is associated with work in the Administrative District Court, first as a court hearing secretary, then as an assistant of judge. Linda has been working at the Latvian Judicial Training Center as a legal program officer since 2017. Her main responsibilities include providing training in administrative law, as well as coordinating training on alternative dispute resolutions (on issues of mediation and arbitration) within the framework of the European Social Fund project "Justice for Development”.

Madaras fotoMadara Blūmere
Programme Officer
+371 22814933 [email protected]

Madara Blūmere has obtained master’s degree in Law and qualified as a lawyer in 2014 at University of Latvia, Faculty of Law. Her professional experience is related to project coordination, project management and international cooperation.
Madara Blūmere works at the LJTC since September 2020 and is responsible for coordination of the European Social Fund project “Provision of Training on the Good Governance of Courts and Law Enforcement Authorities”.

Zanes fotoZane Mičule
E-learning Programme Officer
+371 22814977 [email protected]

Zane Mičule holds bachelor's degree in philosophy. Works in LJTC since May 2015. Zane is responsible for the development of e-learning courses, work coordination of e-learning course development teams, participant selection for international training events, marketing of interdisciplinary events and is responsible for coordination of improvements in learning management system and e-learning platform.

Eva fotoEva Vīksna
Legal Programme Officer, Lawyer
+371 23880588 [email protected]

In 2016, Eva graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia, obtaining the qualification of a lawyer, but she started her career before that. In 2014, Eva joined the Supreme Court as an assistant to a judge and has worked in the Chamber of Civil Cases as well as in the Department of Administrative Cases. There she also managed to work as a legal research advisor. In 2019, she joined the staff of the Constitutional Court of Republic of Latvia as an assistant to a justice, but since February 2021 Eva has been working at LJTC. Her interests include human rights and constitutional law, as well as European Union law. She is responsible for developing and providing educational programs to lawyers and other professions, as well as performing legal duties.

Elva Grauda
Legal Programme Officer
+371 22000845 [email protected]

Elva Grauda has obtained master’s degree in Law and qualified as a lawyer in 2013 at University of Latvia, Faculty of Law. Prior job experience involves working in Riga City Ziemeļu District Court as an assistant to a judge as well as working at Parliament of the Republic of Latvia. Since 2017 Elva is actively organizing and producing educational erudition contests and games both for general public and specifically for Latvian diaspora abroad. Since 2021 Elva is working at Latvian Judicial Training Center being responsible for criminal law training programs for judges.

Lauras fotoLaura Leitlante
Office Aadministrator
+371 22814900 [email protected]

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.

Endijas fotoEndija Dredžele
Office Aadministrator
+371 22814966 [email protected]

Endija Dredžele has graduated Riga Stradins University, Faculty of Law. From 2014 to summer 2017, she worked as a franchisee and managed company. Endija Dredžele has been working at the Latvian Judicial Training Center since January 2018.

Linas fotoLina Savicka
Legal Programme Officer
Currently in a prolonged absence

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 was responsible for the development and implementation of the administrative law programmes as well as the attorneys’ programmes. Currently Lina is responsible for the development and implementation of the training programmes on civil law and land registry matters.

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