Born on 24.04.1956 at Nagpur, Maharashtra, son of Shri Arvind Shriniwas Bobde. Took B.A. and LL.B. Degrees from Nagpur University. Enrolled on the Roll of the Bar Council of Maharashtra in 1978. Practiced Law at the Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court with appearances at Bombay before the Principal Seat and before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India for over 21 years. Designated as Senior Advocate in 1998.
Elevated to the Bench of the Bombay High Court on 29th March, 2000, as Additional Judge.
Sworn in as Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court on 16th October, 2012.
Elevated as a Judge of Supreme Court of India on 12th April, 2013.
Due to retire on 23rd April, 2021 (F/N).
Executive Chairman NALSA
Hon'ble Mr. Justice N.V. Ramana
Executive Chairman NALSA
N.V. Ramana, B.Sc., B.L., was born in an agricultural family on August 27, 1957 in Ponnavaram Village, Krishna District. He enrolled as an Advocate on February 10, 1983. He has practiced in the High Court of Andhra Pradesh, Central and Andhra Pradesh Administrative Tribunals and the Supreme Court of India in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional, Labour, Service and Election matters. He has specialized in Constitutional, Criminal, Service and Inter-State River laws. He has also functioned as Panel Counsel for various Government Organizations. He has functioned as Addditional Standing Counsel for Central Government and Standing Counsel for Railways in the Central Administrative Tribunal at Hyderabad. He has also functioned as Additional Advocate General of Andhra Pradesh. He was appointed as a permanent Judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court on June 27, 2000. He functioned as Acting Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court from March 10, 2013 to May 20, 2013. He had participated in several National and International Conferneces held in India and aborad and submitted papers on various topics of legal importance. Elevated as the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court w.e.f. 02.09.2013. Elevated as a Judge, Supreme Court of India w.e.f. 17.02.2014.
Hon'ble Mr. Justice Arun Mishra
Born on September 3rd, 1955, B.Sc. M.A. L.L.B.
Son of Justice H.G.Mishra, Judge, M.P.High Court.
Called to the Bar in 1978. Practised in constitutional, civil, industrial, service and criminal matters.
Elected as youngest Chairman of Bar Council of India (1998-99). Also Vice-Chairman of BCI and M.P. State Bar Council.
Elected to Bar Council of M.P. with record votes in 1989 and 1995.
In the Bar Council, he worked for improvement of legal education.
He co-chaired All India Meet of Development of Law curriculum which introduced 3 and 5 year courses of LL.B. in the year 1998-1999 in order to improve the quality of legal education. During his Chairmanship, Bar Council of India decided to close the evening Law Colleges and also decided that 5 year Law Course should be started instead of 3 years Course in all the colleges. More than two hundred sub-standard law colleges were closed by BCI, and to maintain dignity of profession, a large number of disciplinary cases were decided. Also, amount of medical aid to lawyers was enhanced.
Drafted and implemented Foreign Law Degree Recognition Rules of 1997 under Advocates’ Act, 1961 ; Bar Council of India Employees’ Service Rules,1996 and Rules pertaining to Foreign Lawyers Conditions of Practice in India.
Remained Chairman of General Council of National Law School of India University, Bangalore, from 15.5.1998 to 24.10.1999 and continues to be a Member.
Led Indian Bar delegation to the Common wealth Law Conference of “Common Wealth Countries” held at ‘Malaysia’ in September, 1999 and chaired one Session there.
Was appointed Judge of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh on October 25, 1999.
Was Administrative judge of Madhya Pradesh High Court, and Chairman, State Legal Services Authority of Madhya Pradesh.
Appointed as the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court on 26.11.2010.
Appointed as the Chief Justice of the High Court at Calcutta on 14.12.2012.
Has decided approx. 97000 cases as Judge of High Courts of M.P./Rajasthan/Calcutta.
Elevated as a Judge, Supreme Court of India on 07.07.2014.