|Judge Munkh Tsend-Ochir (l) receiving his judicial appointment from|
the President of Mongolia, Mr. Elbegdorj.Ts.
He explained the process for applying for a judgeship in Mongolia which includes the following requirements:
- Minimum 3 years of law practice
- Minimum Bachelor's of Law degree
- Passing a written exam on Mongolian law
- Being interviewed by judicial council members
|Judge Munkh-Erdene Tsend-Ochir, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.|
Munkh was born in Ulaanbaatar, the capital and largest city in Mongolia. He practiced criminal defense law, and later was a public defender at the Legal Aid Center for Indigent People. Ulaanbaatar is growing quickly as Mongolians move from rural areas to the city to find work, and most of Munkh's indigent clients were from this population.