Goranka Barać-Ručević

 Goranka Barac-Rucevic

Goranka Barać-Ručević, LLB.

Justice in the Civil Department of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia

Personal data:

Date of birth: 17 January 1967
Place of birth: Zagreb, Republic of Croatia

Education and qualifications:

1992 Passed the Bar Exam
1984 - 1989. Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb
1983 - 1984 Administrative and Judiciary Affaires School, Zagreb
1981 - 1983 Mathematics and Informatics Education Centre, Zagreb 
1973 - 1981 Primary education in Zagreb

Judiciary professional experience:

April 2018 - present Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia
2008 - 2018 Judge in the Civil Department of the County Court in Zagreb
2007 - 2008 Senior Adviser at the Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia
1996 - 2008 Judge of the Municipal Court in Zagreb
1993 - 1996 Attorney in Zagreb
1989 - 1993 Attorney apprentice in Zagreb

Membership in legal bodies and associations:

2003 - 2015 Member of the Expert team of the State Election Commission of the Republic of Croatia
  Member of the Association of Croatian Judges
  Member of the Croatian Mediation Association

Other activities:

Member of the Project Team at the Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia for the Implementation and Development of the Case Law Monitoring System (SupraNova)
Member of the Court Practice Editorial Board at the Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia (SupraNova), 2012 -  2016
Head of the Regional Court Practice Centre at the Zagreb County Court
Member of the Working Group of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia for drafting of implementing regulations under the Law on Trainees in Judicial Bodies and Judicial Examination
Member of the Expert Group of the Judicial Academy for preparing checking tests of trainees’ skills

Professional references:

2008 - to date  Author of educational materials and Head of the Workshops at the Judicial Academy in the Lifelong Learning Program for judicial officials and for education of apprentices in judicial bodies
2008 and 2009 Head of Workshop on Protection from Discrimination organized by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia
2010 Head of Workshop within the 10th Convention of Commercial Court Judges on Compensation for Employment Damage
2011 Lecturer at the seminar on Administrative dispute in practice, on topic Evidence in administrative dispute, organized by Organizator d.o.o. Zagreb
2011 Lecturer at the 1st Regional Conference on the Role of Ombudsperson Offices in Combating Discrimination
2014 Lecturer at the 2nd Congress of the Croatian Society for Patient Safety on the topic Civil Law Responsibility for a Medical Error
2014 Head of Workshops on the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, as part of the project "Charter on Fundamental Rights as a Living Document" organized by the Government Office for Human Rights and Rights of National Minorities in cooperation with the Institute for Human Rights Ludwig Boltzmann (Austria), the Institute for International Legal Studies (Italy), the University of Milan - Faculty of Law (Italy) and the Institute for Law and Society (Poland), and Croatian Judicial Academy
2015 Lecturer at the International EU Judges Seminar - "The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union in Practice" organized by ERA - Academy of European Law in cooperation with Croatian Judicial Academy, lecturing on "The Role of the Charter in the EU Legal Framework and its relevance to the national legal order "
2016 Head of workshops for judges on the topic Assessment of(In)Equality in Croatia, organized by CMS - Centre for Peace Studies and Croatian Judicial Academy
2017 Head of Legal Practicum on the subject Acquisition of the Right of Ownership Based on Legal Affairs, organized by "IUS INFO"
2017 Head of seminars and co-author of educational materials and manuals on Key Anti-Discrimination Law Instruments - Development and Implementation in Court Practice organized by CMS - Centre for Peace Studies and Croatian Judicial Academy
2017 Head of web-seminars on Basic Principles of Anti-Discrimination Rights organized by CMS - Centre for Peace Studies and Croatian Judicial Academy
2018 Head of Legal Practicum on the subject Acquisition of Ownership Rights Based on the Law, organized by IUS INFO
 - Guest lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb and Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb
 - Participant at various professional seminars, educational workshops, judicial conferences, round tables and similar in the field of civil law and related areas
   
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