Born on 3 May 1954 in Terme, Samsun.
B.A. in Law, Faculty of Law, Ankara University, 1977.
Attorney at Law, 1978-2005.
Accountant of the Executive Board of Ankara Bar, 1996-1998.
Member and Accountant of the Executive Board of Turkish Law Institution in two consecutive terms, 2000-2004.
Member, accountant and supervisor of the Turkish Bar associations, 2001-2005.
Vice-President of the Discipline Committee of the Turkish Federation of the League of Basketball, 2004-2005.
Judge of the Constitutional Court, 2005.
Vice-President of the Constitutional Court since 14 April 2011.