Jasna Pogačar graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana in 1977. In 1978 she was employed as an intern at the District Court in Ljubljana. Two years later she passed the state legal examination and was employed in the state administration, where for 18 years she worked in the Government Office for Legislation, mainly dealing with constitutional law, administrative law, and legal drafting. She began her work in the state administration as an advisor to the then Republic Committee for Legislation. In 1983 she was appointed advisor to the president of that committee, and in 1989 was appointed assistant president thereof. In 1992 she was appointed advisor to the Government Office for Legislation of the Republic of Slovenia, and in 1996 she was appointed state undersecretary. While holding the same title, in 1997 she was employed in the Office for the Organization and Development of the State Administration at the Ministry of the Interior, where she participated in the project of reforming Slovenia’s public administration and in other projects dealing with Slovenia’s accession to the European Union. In 2000 she was elected Supreme Court judge, and from 2003 to 2008 she was the head of the Administrative Department of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia. As a representative of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia, she participated in the work of the Expert Council for Public Administration, and was a member of the Council for the Salary System in the Public Sector and a member of the Commission for the Control of the Activities of Free-of-Charge Legal Aid. In 2007 she was appointed senior judge of the Supreme Court. She has taken part in professional and other legal conferences, and judicial school seminars with papers on civil service law and administrative procedural law. She is a long-standing member of the state legal examination commission. She is currently the commission’s deputy president and examiner in the field of constitutional system, organisation of the judiciary and state administration, and foundations of the legal system of the European Union. In the framework of state administration she was an examiner for the civil service examination (in the fields of constitutional system, the organisation of the state, legislative procedure, administrative law). As a representative of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia, she participated in the working group drafting the new statutory regulation of the judicial review of administrative acts, and is a co-author of the Commentary on the Judicial Review of Administrative Acts Act. She commenced duties as judge of the Constitutional Court on 27 March 2008.