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About NLAB

Tuesday, 01 August 2006

Structure

President – Elena Nikolova Cherneva-Markova 

Elena Cherneva-Markova

Date of birth 19.06.1954 in Plovdiv

Professional Experience

Since April, 9th 2012     President of NLAB
1984 - April, 9th 2012   Attorney at Sofia Bar Council
2005 - 2009             Chairperson of the Advisory Council with the President of the State Agency for Youth and Sports

1981 - 1984  Jurisconsult with the Bulgarian Professional Union

Educational Background

1980 graduate from the Faculty of Law of Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski

with a degree in law

Vice-President - Vilma Petkova Vasileva

Vilma Petkova Vasileva

Date of birth 28.10.1968

Professional Experience

13.01.2006

Deputy President of NLAB

2002 -2006

Head of Administrative Legal Services and Human Resourses Department in Execution of Punishment Directorate General at the Ministry of Justice

1998 - 2002

Inspector in the Inspectorate with the Minister of Justice under the Judicial System Act

1996 -1998

Attorney at Bar Association - Vidin

1994 -1996

Chief Jurisconsult at Trade bank Balkanbank

1993 -1994

Jurisconsult in Regional Hospital - Vidin

2002 - 2005

Member of the Management Council of Bulgarian Union of Executory Officers

Educational Background

1992 – graduate from the Faculty of Law of Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski

with a degree in law



Members:

Krasimir Borisov Avramov

Krasimir Borisov Avramov
Date of Birth 05.03.1952 in Gotse Delchev

Professional Experience

Since January, 13th 2009

Member of NLAB

2008

Member of Supreme Bar Council

2007 - 2008

Chairperson of Bar Association - Blagoevgrad

1985 -1992

Chairperson of District Court - Blagoevgrad

1978 -1980

Junior judge at Regional Court - Blagoevgrad

1992

Registered as attorney at Bar Association - Blagoevgrad

Educational Background

1976 - graduate from the Faculty of Law of Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski

with a degree in law


Milen Borislavov Ralchev

Milen Ralchev

Date of Birth 23.08.1966 in Varna

Professional Experience

Since October, 25th 2013

Member of NLAB

2007 - 2012

Member of Bar Association Council – Varna

1992

Attorney at Bar Association - Varna

Educational Background

1991 – graduate from the Faculty of Law of Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski

with a degree in law


Zlatina Hristova Georgieva

Zlatina Hristova Georgieva

Date of Birth 12.02.1952 in Burgas

Professional Experience

Since January, 13th 2009

Member of NLAB

Since 2007

Member of Disciplinary Court at Sofia Bar Association

2004 - 2007

Member of Sofia Bar Association Council

2002 - 2004

Member of Sofia Bar Association Council

Since 1977

Attorney at Sofia Bar Association

Educational Background

1976 – graduate from the Faculty of Law of Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski

with a degree in law


Act about NLAB

Legal Aid Act


Regulations of the organization and activities of the National Legal Aid Bureau


Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria


Judiciary Reform Strategy for the period 2009-2013 in the "Equal Access to Justice " Sector


Function, objectives, tasks

The National Legal Aid Bureau:

Performs general and methodical management of the activities on providing legal services;
Works out draft budget for legal services;
Has at its disposal the funds of the budget for legal services;
Organizes keeping of the National Register of Legal Aid;
Pays the provided legal services;
Performs the control over providing the legal services;
Prepares drafts of laws and other normative acts in the field of the legal services, which shall be tabled in the Council of Ministers by the President of NLAB;
Analyzes the information needed for the adequate planning and management of the system of legal services;
Promotes the system of legal aid;
Performs the international legal cooperation in the field of the legal services.

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