Date of appointment: 7 February 2017
Judge Michèle Picard has been serving as Judge at the Appeals Court of Paris since June 2013. She previously served as Judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia from 2008 through 2013. Prior to that, between 2007 and 2008, she was appointed as a member of the Human Rights Advisory Panel in Kosovo, and from 1996 to 2003 she presided over the Human Rights Chamber for Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 2005, she was appointed as an independent expert on the Human Rights Situation in Uzbekistan. She also worked for the Council of Europe as an expert on compatibility exercises in Macedonia, Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Judge Picard holds a law degree from the University of Paris II. She graduated from the National School for Magistrates in Bordeaux in 1992.
cases/functions at the KSC:
Presiding Judge of the Court of Appeals Panel in the Gucati & Haradinaj and Mustafa cases.
Presiding Judge of different Court of Appeals Panels seised with interlocutory appeals in the cases against Gucati&Haradinaj, Thaçi et al. and Shala.