PrintDr Ricarda Brandts

President of the Constitutional Court and the Higher Administrative Court for the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia in Münster
 
Brandts
(born 1955)  

Law degree at the University of Bielefeld and Ruhr-Universität Bochum
1984 Second state exam in law

Professional career
1984 – 1988 Research assistant at the Chair of Criminal Law, Criminal Trial Law and General Legal Theory at Ruhr-Universität Bochum
1988 Social jurisdiction judge at the Social Court Dortmund
1990 Doctorate at Ruhr-Universität Bochum
1994 Judge at Superior State Social Court North Rhine-Westphalia
1995 – 1997 Secondment to the Ministry of Labour, Integration and Social Affairs in North-Rhine Westphalia
1997 President at the Social Court Dortmund
2000 Vice President at the Superior State Social Court North Rhine-Westphalia in Essen
2008 Judge at Federal Social Security Court in Kassel
2010 President at the Superior State Social Court North Rhine-Westphalia in Essen
Since 2013 President of the Constitutional Court and the Higher Administrative Court for the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia in Münster