Dragisa B. Slijepcevic, Ph.D.
Born in Sečanj, Vojvodina on December 12, 1955. He completed his primary and secondary education in his birthplace. He graduated from the Belgrade Faculty of Law in 1978 as valedictorian of his graduating class. He received his LLM and MSc (Economics) degrees in February 2006 at the Independent Non-State University in Novi Sad. He is presently pursuing doctorial studies at the Belgrade Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade.
After graduation he began his work as a teacher of law subjects in the high school “Vuk Karadžic” in Sečanj. He was elected judge of the Municipal Court in Secanj in 1980 and of the District Court in Zrenjanin in 1990. His judicial duties in the District Court ceased in 1992 with his appointment as judge of the Commercial Court in Zrenjanin. In 1996 he was elected judge of the High Commercial Court in Belgrade where he served as judge of the Civil Division and deputy president of the Division of Case Law. He was appointed as judge of the Supreme Court in Belgrade in November 1999. As Supreme Court Judge, he discharged duties of Deputy President of the Civil Division, President of the Commercial Council and Editor-in-Chief of the Case Law Bulletin issued by the court. Before inauguration as Supreme Court Judge, he was a member of the High Council of Justice. Currently, he is a member of the Bar Exam Commission. As a member of the Board, he participates actively in the work of the Corporate Lawyers Association. He also takes part in the activities of the Kopaonik School of Natural Law in his capacity as co-organizer of the Session on Bankruptcy and Commercial Society. In addition, he is the co-author of the book “Commentary on Bankruptcy Law” and the author of a series of expert papers.
He was appointed as Constitutional Court Judge in November 2007.
He was elected President of the Constitutional Court on 3 February 2011.