M.IUR., University Latvia Law School, Riga, 1974.
Investigator, District Prosecution, Jelgava, Latvia., 1974-1979; senior investigator, Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic Prosecution, Riga, 1979-1989; deputy prosecutor general, Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic Prosecution, Riga, 1989-1990; prosecutor general, Republic of Latvia, Riga, since 1990. Member National Council Crime Prevention, Riga.
Member Council of the International Association EUROPE 2000 (honorary).
Married Iveta Lezdina, September 4, 1971. Children: Verners, Rudolfs.