Born April 29, 1955 in Irkutsk.
In 1977, he graduated from the Faculty of Law of Irkutsk State University, in 1994 - Department of Public Service and regional management of the Academy of National Economy under the RF Government. In 1998 he graduated from Irkutsk State Economic Academy Program "Crisis Management". Master of Public Administration.
From 1977 to 1987 he served in the prosecution of Irkutsk and Irkutsk region.
Elected a deputy of the Central District Council,. Bratsk.
. In 1987 - 95 - Head of State and Legal Department of the Irkutsk Region Administration, Head of the law enforcement department of the Irkutsk Region Administration, chairman of state-legal committee of the Irkutsk Region Administration.
. In 1995 he was appointed deputy chief of staff - the chief of state and legal department of the Irkutsk region, held the post until October 1997.
. Was a member of the Board of Directors (the representative of the State) AOiE Irkutskenergo.
. Was the lead author of the script and send the Man and the Law of the Irkutsk regional television.
. Since 1997 - Chairman of the East Siberian interterritorial Bar Association "Siberian Law Center.
. Since 1998 - President of the Irkutsk Oblast guild members of crisis (arbitration), enterprise management.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. Member of the Coordinating Council of the Union of Right Forces.
. Author of more than 130 articles of the legal and political subjects
Counselor of Justice.
Honorary Lawyer of Russia.