Luciana Lossio is the new TSE Minister

On May 26, 2016, Luciana Lossio was made the minister-in-chief of the Superior Electoral Court of Brazil. The decision was made after her predecessor Arnaldo Versiani retired. In an elegant ceremony, she took the oath of her new position. Due to her outstanding career, she was considered the right person for this job. She made numerous achievements in her career. In 2011, she had the honor to become the first Brazilian woman to have three key positions which are for only lawyers. It happened when she was made substitute TSE minister. When it comes to electoral law, she is considered an authority. Luciana is a member of Brazilian Institute of Electoral Law, more commonly known as IBRADE.



As a lawyer, Luciana Lossio’s career has been outstanding. Many influential people including state governor were her clients. She is well-known for her outstanding oral skills which she uses very well for defending her clients. Due to her positive characteristics and balanced personality, she can take any position given to her. In addition to this, she always respects human beings and the limits of the constitution. Lucian Lossio has an excellent educational background. She went to University Center of Brasilia called UniCeub. As a student, she was very devoted and hard working. In 1999, she graduated and became a member of OAB (Brazilian Bar Association).



After her enrollment in the federal district, Luciana Lossio became well-known for her hard work and acquiring knowledge. Later, she acquired three post-graduate degrees. Those degrees were in Civil Procedural Law, State and Constitution, and Prosecutor Office. Because of her extraordinary knowledge and unique experience, she performed far better than other professionals. For seven years, she worked in the office of Brazil’s Attorney General. She was lucky to work with three Brazilian attorney general including Claudio Fonteles and Geraldo Brindeiro. Her major job was to advise attorney generals about TSE and Federal Court cases.



During her entire career, Luciana Lossio never crossed the boundaries of the law. She always worked for the rule of Law. According to her colleagues, she can see ahead of time as she is a visionary. No matter how complex is a case, she can deal with it. TSE of Brazil must have seven judges according to the Brazilian Constitution. Out of seven vacancies, two are reserved for the lawyers. The names are shortlisted and sent to the supreme court for approval. The abilities Luciana Lossio showed throughout her professional career lead to her selection.