Lawyer. Co-founder and President of the Management Board of Ordo Iuris Institute for Legal Culture. Partner at Parchimowicz & Kwaśniewski Law Firm.
In his law practice, Jerzy Kwaśniewski is focused on protection of civil rights and freedoms, rights of the family and children's rights. He represented citizens and civil society organizations in numerous precedent cases before national and international courts and tribunals, as well as in consultation process at the invitation of international bodies such as Venice Commission or Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the OSCE. Jerzy Kwaśniewski advises national and international associations, foundations, co-operatives and entrepreneurs’ organizations, he supported formation of numerous civil society and membership organizations participating in public debate in the field of human rights. Until 2017, Jerzy Kwaśniewski was the President of the Management Board of the Polish Wine Council.
The architect and first director of the Ordo Iuris Institute Litigation Department, which provides yearly pro bono legal assistance in several hundred cases crucial for protection of the rights of families and children, freedom of conscience and conscience clause objection, freedom of speech of prolife campaigners, rights of those persecuted because of attachment to the principles of natural social order confirmed in the Polish Constitution.
Jerzy Kwaśniewski was appointed to advisory councils of four Ministers of Justice, including Council for the Implementation of the Strategy of Modernization of Justice Area in Poland and the Council for the Protection of Family Autonomy and Family Life. Member and secretary of the governmental Monitoring Council for the Prevention of Domestic Violence in the 3rd term of office from 2017. In 2016, deputy representative of the "Stop Abortion" Legislative Initiative Committee. Member of the International Association of Genocide Scholars since 2017. In March 2019, appointed by the Polish Episcopal Conference to the Council of the Bona Fama Foundation.
He and his wife have five children.