Born December 27, 1955.
In 1973 he graduated from the All-Union Correspondence Institute of Law (VYUZI). Candidate of Juridical Sciences, Associate Professor.
. From 1973 to 1979 he worked as a legal adviser to the Moscow Margarine Plant, from 1979 to 1980 - Senior Legal Reutovskaya urban bargaining.
. Since 1980 worked as a lawyer of the Moscow City Bar Association.
. In 1991, founded the first law office in Russia "Moscow lawyers, who in 1993 was transformed into a law office" Barshchevsky and Partners.
. From 1993 to 1997, defended the interests of the weekly general newspaper ".
. From January to April 1997 was the leading talk-show scandals
. Rumors. Investigation "television" Images ".
From September 1997 - a talk-show "Who whom?" on the TV channel "TV-Center".
Participates as an arbitrator in the program "What?" Where? "When?".
In November 1997, becoming a lawyer. Chubais, the so-called "case of the memoirs of the privatization of the claim Chubais on protection of honor, dignity and business reputation with regard to interventions A. Minkin Nov. 12 on the radio station Ekho Moskvy and C. Dorenko in the program "Time" November 15, 1997.
. May 22, 1999 at the founding congress was elected member of the executive committee of the Presidium of the Moscow Regional Coordinating Council Socio-political block "All Russia".
. Author of three books and more than 100 publications on jurisprudence.
. Hobbies - theater, chess.
. Has one daughter.