Party affiliation: Party of Democratic Socialism
Member, Sozialistische Einheitspartei Deutschlands (SED, The Socialist Unity Party of Germany, since 1967. Member, PDS, since 1990. Chairman, SED-PDS. December since 1989.
Chairman, PDS, February since 1990. Committee Member, PDS/LL. Lawyer; Chairman, Working Party of Lawyers in Berlin, 1988-1989.
Chairman, Council of Committee of College of lawyers in Deutsche Demokratische Republik.