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Dr. Yvonne Ott

Portrait of Dr. Yvonne Ott

Justice of the First Senate

Born in Usingen, Hesse in 1963

Two children

1982-1987Legal studies in Frankfurt am Main
1987First State Examination in Law in Frankfurt am Main
1987-1992Junior researcher at the Dean’s Office of the Faculty of Law and at the Chair of Constitutional, Administrative and Financial Law (Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Hans Meyer), Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
1992-1995Legal traineeship and Second State Examination in Law in Frankfurt am Main
1994Dr. jur.; doctoral thesis: Der Parlamentscharakter der Gemeindevertretung - Eine rechtsvergleichende Untersuchung der Qualität staatlicher und gemeindlicher Vertretungskörperschaften (The parliamentary character of the municipal council – a comparative study on the quality of representative bodies at state and municipal level)
1995-1998Head of the Parliamentary and Cabinet Matters Division at the Ministry of Finance of Hesse
1998-2004Judge at the Frankfurt am Main Regional Court (Landgericht)
2000-2002Seconded to the Federal Constitutional Court as a judicial clerk (Cabinet of Federal Constitutional Court Justice Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt)
2004-2010Presiding Judge at the Frankfurt am Main Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht)
2010-2016Judge at the Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof)
since November 2016Justice of the Federal Constitutional Court