Honored lawyer of the Russian Federation, Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation (retired), Professor of the Department of Labor Law of the O. E. Kutafin Moscow State Law University, Doctor of Law (Moscow).
Solovyov V. N. was born on August 17, 1950 in Krasnodar. In 1976, he graduated with honors from the law faculty of Kuban state University (evening Department). Candidate of Law.
1967-accountant of the center for calculating pensions and benefits of the regional Department of social security.
1968-worker of the printing house of the Krasnodar regional Executive Committee of the Ministry of internal Affairs.
from 1970 to 1972-served in the Soviet Army in Vilnius.
1972- locksmith of the trust «krasnodargorgaz».
from 1975 to 1977- legal adviser of the trust «krasnodargorgaz».
from 1977 to 1984- legal inspector of the Krasnodar regional Council of trade unions .
from 1984 to 1994-judge of the Krasnodar regional court, presiding judge, member of the Presidium.
since 1994 until March 2008 — judge of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation.
since March 19, 2008-Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation.
Has the highest qualification class.
Awarded the medal «For services to the judicial system of the Russian Federation, II degree». Honored lawyer of the Russian Federation