Dr. Tibor Kalas

Head of the Administrative Department

Head of the Administrative Department

Dr. Tibor Kalas was born in 1964 in Miskolc. He studied law at the University of Miskolc. During his studies in 1987 he was awarded the first prize for his paper submitted to the National Academic Conference of University Students. He graduated in 1988 with „summa cum laude” qualification.

He started to work in Miskolc as a trainee attorney. In 1988 he was ranked second at the national competition of trainee attorneys’ argumentation. He passed the bar examination in 1990 and worked for a short time as an attorney-at-law. At the end of 1990 he started to work as a court secretary and in 1991 he was appointed judge at the Local Court of Miskolc, where he heard administrative and civil cases. In 1999 he was assigned administrative cases of the Court of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County and he moved to that court in 2000. In 2005 he was appointed the Head of the Civil-Administrative Department of the County Court. In 2010 he moved to the Administrative Department of the Supreme Court. In 2011 the President of the Supreme Court appointed him judge of the second-instance service tribunal and on 5 July 2012 the President of the Curia (the successor of the Supreme Court) appointed him Head of the Administrative-Labour Department (Administrative Department as of 1 April 2020).

He regularly publishes articles and studies in professional periodicals, he authors and co-authors several textbooks and commentaries. He regularly lectures at university, currently he teaches administrative and constitutional law.

Since 2002 he has been participating in the work of the professional examination committee as an examiner. Since 2006 he has been a member of the examination committee of judicial experts and since 2007 he has been a member of the committee of court clerks’ admission competition.