Mag. Marta Klampfer graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana in 1976, and passed the state legal examination in 1979. Subsequently she was employed as a legal advisor at the Court of Associated Labour of the Republic of Slovenia. In 1991 she was elected judge of the same court. Following the transformation of the courts of associated labour into labour and social courts, she was elected higher court judge with life tenure, and in 1997 she became head of the Labour Disputes Department. Subsequently she was appointed senior higher court judge. By a decision of the Ministry of Justice, she was appointed examiner for labour law for the state legal examinations. In 1994 she was appointed to the position of research associate at the Institute of Labour at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana. She has been president of the Labour Law and Social Security Association of the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana for two terms. In 2001 she was appointed Vice President of the Higher Labour and Social Court, and on 6 May 2004 the Minister of Justice appointed her President of the Higher Labour and Social Court for a six-year term, a position she held until she was elected judge of the Constitutional Court. She commenced duties as judge of the Constitutional Court on 20 November 2007.