Dr. Andrea Kůs Považanová – Slovak and Czech attorney-at-law. In 1993 – 1998 she studied at the Faculty of Law of Komensky University in Bratislava. She participated in expert trainships with the Constitutional Court in Kosice (1997), the Council of Europe in Strasburg (1999), the International Institute for Public Administration in Paris (1999), and the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg (2002 – 2003). In 2001 she successfully defended the thesis “European Court of Human Rights in Strasburg and Procedure Before It”. In 1998 – 2002 she was legal adviser of the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic. Since 2003 she has been legal assistant in the Law and Patent Office Cermak a spol. In 2005 she was admitted to the Bar not only in the Czech Republic but also in Slovakia. Since 2010 she has been a partner with Cermak a spol. law office.