Diploma in laws, University of Stockholm, 1990.
Assistant lawyer Sju Advokater, 1990—1996. Partner Stockholms advokatbyrå, 1996—2000. Minister justice Government of Sweden, Stockholm, 2000—2006.
Member of Parliament Riksdag (Swedish Parliament), since 2004. Chairman committee for justice Riksdag (Swedish Paliament), since 2006. Board member Swedish United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, 1997—2000, Stockholm division of Swedish Bar Assn, 1998—2000, Lawyers without frontiers, 1999—2000.
Alternate board member Swedish Refugee Council, 1996—1999.
Married; 3 children.