Arūnas Marcinkevičius graduated from the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University
in 1993 where he obtained professional qualification of a qualified lawyer.
Arūnas Marcinkevičius was conferred a lawyer license given by the Ministry
of Justice (License No. 751) on October, 1997.
On January 19th 2005, Arunas Marcinkevicius was included into the List of
Attorneys at Law of the Lithuanian Bar Association and admitted to carry
out legal activities.
International special qualifications
MPA (Motion Picture Association) accredited as an expert of "pirate"
audiovisual production identification by in 2000.
From 1989 he worked as a locality inspector in Biržai district. Afterwards - an
1991 - 1992 - investigator in the Investigation department at the Lithuanian
Ministry of Interior Affairs.
1992 - 1995 - investigator-criminalist in the Crime Investigation department
at the Lithuanian Republic General Public Prosecutors department.
1995 - 1997 - apprentice of an attorney at law in the second Attorneys Office, Vilnius.
1995 - 1999 - lecturer in Vilnius Police College and in Police Refreshing Courses.
1995 -1999 - lawyer, vice president of the Lithuanian Music Industry Association.
In 1997 he passed qualification exams and was conferred a lawyer license given
by the Ministry of Justice. In that year Arunas Marcinkevicius established a legal
firm "Rectum esse".
From 1997 Arunas Marcinkevicius is carrying on private legal activity.
1999 - 2004 - member of the ethics commission of Lithuanian journalists and publishers.
1999 -2001 - vice-chairman of the ethics commission of Lithuanian journalists and publishers.
From October 14th 2000 to December 31st 2004 - president of Law Services Association.
From November 2003 to October 2005 - arbiter of the Vilnius international and national commerce
arbitrage (Vilnius arbitrage).
On June 29th 2004 was not included into the List of Attorneys at Law by the
Lithuanian Bar association due to his activities as association leader.
On October 21st 2004 conferred as an attorney of law by the Lithuanian Bar Association.
On January 19th 2005 included into the List of Attorneys at Law by the Lithuanian
Bar Association and admitted to carry out attorney at law activities.
On March 15th, 2005 – in cooperation with Aleksandras Kocegarovas the Professional
Law Partnership A. Marcinkevicius, A.Kocegarovas & Partners "MK&P"
was established (from June 10th 2005 Professional Law Partnership name is
Seminars and conferences
On May 26, 2006 Parliament's of the Republic of Lithuania.
Parliamentary control commission's of strategical action Conference – discussion
"Be or not to be?! Action of strategical law's location in legalese system of
On April 7th 2006 - Urgent questions of criminal trial: evidences and arguing (Mykolo Romerio
University, Faculty of law, Department of criminal trial).
On November 11th, 2005 - the practice of the legal proceedings in the administration
legislation: pre-trial investigation of the violation in the public administration
sphere (seminar held by the Lithuanian Bar Association).
On October 13th, 2005 - "Civil law - the special ways of the defense of
interests of a creditor" (seminar held by the Lithuanian Bar Association).
On May 12th 2005 "Making contract of employment, termination of employment,
material responsibility" (seminar held by the Lithuanian Bar Association).
On March 24th 2005 - "Civil liability" (seminar held by the Lithuanian Bar Association);
On June 8th/9th 2004 - international conference "Drugs Prevention Experience Abroad";
On April 14th 2004 - "Criminogenity - Public Information - Constitutional State"
"Violence and Crime in the Media View: Society Interest and Influence on Juveniles"
(arranged by Journalists Ethics Commissioner office);
On March 25th 2004 - the international conference "Reintegration Problems of
Trafficking Victims in Lithuania";
On January 22nd/23rd 2004 -"Topical Problems of Lithuanian Republic Civil Code
in Court Practice" (Lithuanian Judge Education Center);
On December 18th 2003 - "Appeal and Special Proceedings" ( Lithuanian Ministry of Justice);
On December 5th/6th 2003 - "Media and Personality Evolution: Teenagers Protection
and Human Dignity" (arranged by Vilnius University);
On October 3rd/4th 2003 - "Intellectual Property and European Treaty" (Warsaw, Poland);
September 2000 - methodical instructive seminar on peculiarities of the USA
justice and criminal procedures (arranged by the USA Embassy of in Lithuania);
On February 10th 2000 - "The Methods of Identification of "pirate" Audiovisual
Records and urgent problems" (MPA (Motion Picture Association), LMIA (Lithuanian
Music Industry Association) and CPA (Cinema Promotion Association);
On October 16th/17th 1997 - "Fight Against Piracy" (arranged by International
Federation of the Phonographic Industry) (Latvia).
October, 1997 - "On Antipirate Legal Protection and Identification of Phonograms"
in the Latvian international IFPI seminar "Europhono", Jurmala. Sponsored by the
Phare II program to police, customs and public prosecutor's department officials.
March, 1999 - on intellectual property legal protection and process to stateofficials
in the seminar held by the Lithuanian Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Culture,
In 1999 - on "antipirate" protection and identification of audiovisual records
to Lithuanian police, public prosecutor's office and customs officials in the
MPA seminar, Vilnius;
May 2000 - on the legal process of the missing persons' search. In the conference
held by Lithuanian Human Rights protection Association and the Relief Center for
the Families of Missing People in the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania,
April 2003 - in the project "STart 2003"on the theme "Environmental right - Right
to Know, Right to Participate, Right to Appeal to Court" supported by the European
Law Students Association "ELSA Lithuania", and the Lithuanian Lawyers Association
and the Lithuanian Bar Association together with the Law Services Association,
Arunas Marcinkevicius was one of the arbitrators in the finals of the frame up
of Lithuanian Court of Appeal;
March 2004 - in the international conference on the trafficking and victims
reintegration, the legal reintegration problems were discussed. The conference
was arranged by Lithuanian Human Rights Protection Association and the Relief
center for the Families of Missing People together with the Lithuanian Seimas
Human Rights Committee;
May 2004 - the report "Information Provided to Mass Media by the Officials of
IAM and Legal Regulations" in the seminar "On the Improvement of Contacts with
Mass Media" arranged by Vilnius City Chief Police Commissariat.
Participation in Drafting Legal Acts
1998-2000 - representative of public organizations in creating the draft project
of Lithuanian Republic authors and related right law and presenting it for
discussions to Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. The specialty sphere - assurance
of legal means and mechanisms in protection of intellectual property.
2000-2001 - public adviser in Seimas of the Republic of Lithuanian administrative
code, penal code and Authors and relative rights law amendments team on the
legal means mechanism and procedures assurance. 2001 - Public adviser on the
legal problems in the team drafting the law amendments of Lithuanian Republic
2000-2001 member of the work group in Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania as
a public adviser on intellectual property protection legal measure mechanism
ant procedure assurance on drafting administrative law code, penal code and
Authors and related rights law.
2001 - 2004 - in order of Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania of legal affairs
Committee jointly with other lawyers in drafting, making remarks and suggestions on:
- the change of the law draft of Administrative law code 272, 273, 275 and
280 article replacement;
- on the Lithuanian Republic Court law draft;
- on the Lithuanian Republic General Prosecutor's Office law draft;
- on the law of Lithuanian Republic Lawyer private professional activities,
its coming into force and putting the law drafts into practice;
- on the Civil process code effect and implementation law draft on the law draft
of Lithuanian Republic Civil process law separate clauses change;
- on the drafts of Lithuanian Republic Law Advisers law, its enforcement and realization;
- on the drafts of Lithuanian Republic Attorneys law, its enforcement and realization
law and other legal acts.
"The Way to Avoid Crime" recommendations to people (co-author). Publisher:
Lithuanian Republic MIA. Published in 1994; 1995; 1996; 1997; 1998 and later on.
Methodical recommendations on intellectual property protection. This book is
intended to LR police, General prosecutor's office and court officials for their
own use (co-author). Published by Police department at Lithuanian Republic MIA,
2000, and in the following years.
References on professional activities
Gratitude was expressed by the following personalities and institutions:
Police Commissar General Visvaldas Rackauskas, 2000;
Lithuanian Traditional aikido Federation President Vladimiras Lisicynas, 2002;
Lithuanian National Group ELSA Lietuva of European Student Lawyers Association, 2003;
Vilnius City Police Commissar General Erikas Kaliacius, 2004;
Lithuanian Traditional aikido Federation President Vladimiras Lisicynas, 2004;
Chairman of the Board of Missing People Families Support Center Ona Gustiene, 2004;
Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania of committee on legal affairs chairman prof. Aloyzas Sakalas, 2004;
Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania of committee on legal affairs, legal affairs
institutions parliamentary control sub-committee chairman Eduardas Šablinskas, 2004;
Member of Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania Gintautas Babravicius, 2004;
Member of Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania Romanas Sedlickas, 2004;
Member of Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania Sergejus Dmitrijevas, 2004;
Law firm association Presidium, 2004;
Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania Fabijoniškiu District Election Commission, 2004.