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What Lawyers Need to be Successful in Modern Times
May 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
About the Event:
The speaker will introduce his ideas and practical tips on the skills and knowledge necessary for the lawyers to succeed in current times.
About the Speaker:
Edmon Marukyan holds two Master’s Degrees, Jurisprudence from the Public Administration Academy of Armenia and the second one in Law (LL.M.) with concentration in International Human Rights Law from the University of Minnesota Law School.
Marukyan was a human rights advocate and the Chairman of the “Center for Strategic Litigations” Human Rights NGO until 2012. Since 2001, he has specialized in the protection of human rights and was considerably involved in strengthening of democracy and sustaining civil society in Armenia. He worked as legal advisor, defending citizens in courts, conducted strategic litigations taking cases up to the European Court of Human Rights. From 2010 to 2012, Marukyan worked as a consultant at Human Rights Watch, conducting research on human rights issues and drafting statements, letters, and reports.
Marukyan is a member of National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia. He was elected to the RA Parliament in 2012. On December 12, 2016, in cooperation with “Civic Contract” and “Republic” political parties, “Bright Armenia” has formed a political coalition named “Way Out”, electing Marukyan to lead the proportional list of the coalition in parliamentary elections of April 2, 2017. The coalition “Way Out” came the third out of four political powers forming the new parliament consisting of 105 seats. “Way Out” coalition is presented in the National Assembly through 9 MPs.