Dr. Christian Scheibenhof, Attorney at Law

1999 – 2004

Legal studies at the University in Jena with dual specialization in “private-sector administration law” and the “philosophy & sociology of law.

2001 – 2004

Student assistant to Prof. M. Brenner, Chair of German and European Constitutional and Administrative Law

2004 – 2006

Research assistant at the Thuringia State Parliament; supported the work of the Enquete Commission concerning municipal reform

Wrote doctoral thesis on “Restructuring municipal territories and associated private law effects, with special consideration given to the state of Thuringia.”

2006 – 2009

Legal intern at the Bielefeld District Court

Employee at the law firm “BNT – Pravda & Partners” in Prague

seit 2009

Admitted to the bar


Awarded the title “Specialist attorney for social assistance law” by the Thuringia Bar Association

Awarded the title “Specialist attorney for administrative law” by the Thuringia Bar Association

seit 2015

Consultant on immigration law to the Diocese of Erfurt on behalf of the Caritas Association

Member of RBK, a society of lawyers dedicated to supporting humanitarian associations with legal advice related to asylum and immigration law (www.rechtsberaterkonferenz.de)

seit 2016

Instructor for “Refugee Law Clinic” at the University of Jena (www.rlc-jena.de)

Legal advisor to the immigrant support office of the evangelical church district of Erfurt


Awarded the title of specialist lawyer for immigration law by the Thuringia Bar Association


Election as chairman of the Specialist Lawyers Committee for Immigration Law of the Thuringia Bar Association