Dragan Radonjić was born on 15 July 1955, in Sarajevo. He graduated from the Law Faculty in Podgorica in 1977, took his master degree at the law Faculty in Belgrade in 1981, and obtained his PhD at the law Faculty in Podgorica in 1985. He has been employed at the Faculty of Law in Podgorica since 1978, being appointed gradually to all university titles, from teaching assistant to full professor. He served as the Chair of the Department for Business law, while his teaching subjects are Company law and Commercial law.
During his previous professional and social activities, he performed important university and state functions. Among others, he acted as the President of the Assembly of University of Montenegro (1987/88), President of the Parliament of the Republic of Montenegro (1989/90), and he served at the position of Dean of the Faculty of Law in Podgorica (1997 – 2001). He also held the position of the Vice-Rector of University of Montenegro in three terms (2001-2008), was member of the Council for higher education of Montenegro, and member of the Senate of the University of Montenegro (2010-2013).
At present, he serves as Dean of the Law Faculty of the University of Montenegro (mandate term 2013-2016), and as member of the Council for police work civil control (2010).
Within his scientific and professional work he was committed to the studying of property-legal and economic-legal relations. He is the author of several books and numerous articles published in the professional and scientific journals. His most important published books are: Legal acting with things in the public possession (1983); The right to work with social resources (1985); Organs of the society capital (1998); Comment on the Companies Law (2003); The Companies Law (2008).
He was elected for associate member of the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts on 12 December, 2003, and for full member on 19 December 2008.
He serves as the secretary-general of the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts since 1 August 2016.
He lives and works in Podgorica.