Degree, Riga Industrial Polytechnic School, 1982. Degree in Law, University Latvia, 1990.
Lawyer, technician, assembler, polisher VEF instruments division, 1984-1990. Deputy director Taxfree Legal Office, 1992. Chief of Coordination Center Riga Vidzeme branch Latvian People's Front, 1990-1992.
Assistant to deputy Alexandrs Petersons 5th Saeima, 1993-1995. Minister justice Government of Latvia, Riga, since 1995. Member Riga Vidzeme People's Deputy Council.
Head Saeima National Block Legal Affairs Secretariat.
He is the member of the National Alliance Party and a deputy of the 11th Saeima (Latvian Parliament).
Married; 3 children.