JUDr. Lucia Madleňáková, Ph.D.
Head of the Centre for Clinical Legal Education
Assistant Professor at the Department of Administrative and Financial Law
Lucia Madleňáková studied at the Faculty of Law, Palacký University where she obtained her Master’s Degree, her Doctoral Degree (JUDr; Doctor of Law) and her PhD. She specialises in administrative law, in particular in legal regulation of churches and freedom of religion, as well as in medical law. All of her submitted thesis concerned those topics and she published several monographies and research papers in the area. She is also a member of the Church Law Society.
Since 2006 when she got involved an European project on Introduction of practical methods in legal education, she focuses on legal clinics. In the framework of the cited project Lucia participated on the establishment of Students Legal Counselling Office and became lecturer of Legal Skills Course and Introduction to Legal Studies, as well as supervisor of Administrative Legal Clinic. The mentioned project was then followed by another one titled Lifelong Learning in Law. Within the second project, Lucia introduced at the Faculty of law of Palacký University a Street Law Programme which she guarantees ever since. She is a member of the Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) and she regularly participates in conferences they organise.
Lucia also provides legal training for employees of the Probation and Mediation Service and of Regional Offices and she is also a registered attorney-at-law of the Czech Bar Association specialising in administrative law.