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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Manoj Kumar Tiwari: Born on 19th September, 1965 at Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand in the family of lawyers. His father, Shri N.B. Tiwari is a designated Senior Advocate and Maternal grandfather Shri Ram Datt Chilkoti was a leading lawyer in District Pithoragarh. Studied at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pithoragarh upto 10th standard. Did Graduation & Post Graduation from Government Post Graduate College, Pithoragarh. Passed LL.B. from Delhi University in 1990. Enrolled with Bar Council of U.P. Allahabad in 1990 and started practice at Hon’ble High Court of Judicature at Allahabad. Upon creation of Hon’ble Uttarakhand High Court in the year 2000, shifted to Nainital and practiced before Hon’ble Uttarakhand High Court. On 20.05.2009, he was designated as Senior Advocate. Held the office of President, High Court Bar Association, Nainital in 2008. He appeared as special counsel on behalf of the State Government in various cases. He was elevated as permanent Judge, High Court of Uttarakhand on 19.05.2017.  


Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sharad Kumar Sharma : Born on 1st January, 1962 at Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Justice Sharma attained his primary and secondary education from ‘Boys’ High School and Intermediate College, Allahabad and thereafter did his B.Com and LL.B from Allahabad University. He also holds Diploma in Material Management from Indian Institute of Engineering & Rural Technology, Allahabad. Enrolled as an Advocate on 29.02.1992 and started practice at Allahabad High Court on Civil, Constitutional, Service and Revenue Side matters from 1992 till 2000. His father Shri H.N. Sharma and brother Shri Anirudh Sharma are the Advocates and practicing at Allahabad High Court. His mother Smt. Sarla Sharma is housewife.

After creation of State of Uttarakhand in the year 2000, he shifted to Nainital and started appearing and conducting different types of cases before the Hon’ble High Court of Uttarakhand at Nainital. In the year 2009, he was designated as Senior Advocate. Being Senior Panel Advocate, he appeared for High Court of Nainital, O.N.G.C., Dehradun, A.R.I.E.S, Nainital, Forest Corporation of Uttarakhand, Uttarakhand Transport Corporation etc. On 19.05.2017, he was elevated to the Bench and took charge as Addl. Judge, High Court of Uttarakhand.

His Lordship was elevated as permanent Judge, High Court of Uttarakhand vide notification dated 30.08.2018.  


Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ravindra Maithani :- Joined Uttar Pradesh Judicial Service in the batch of 1986. Was posted as a Judge in various districts of Uttar Pradesh and thereafter in Uttarakhand. Also worked as Deputy Director, Institute of Judicial Training Research, U.P. Lucknow, Member, Trade Tax Tribunal, Uttarakhand, Additional Director, Uttarakhand Judicial And Legal Academy and Administrator General, Uttarakhand.

Appointed as Registrar General, High Court of Uttarakhand, Nainital on 28.03.2009. Transferred to Supreme Court of India as Registrar on 21.09.2010.

Appointed as Secretary General, Supreme Court of India, on 13.05.2013 and held that position till 15.11.2014.

Thereafter was posted as District & Sessions Judge, Almora, Uttarakhand.

Appointed as Secretary General, Supreme Court of India, on 11.12.2015 till elevation as a judge of the Uttarakhand High Court on 03.12.2018.

He was a member of various policy formulation bodies in the field of administration of justice. Was a member of National Court Management System (NCMS), Convenor of the Advisory Committee of NCMS, Member of General Body, Governing Council and Academic Council of National Judicial Academy and was also a Member of the Advisory Council of the National Mission for Justice Delivery and Legal Reforms. Also was a part of various legal fora at both national and international level.


Hon’ble Mr. Justice Alok Kumar Verma:- Born on 16.08.1964 in District Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Graduated from D.A.V. (P.G.) Degree College, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Did his LL.B. from Harish Chandra Postgraduate College in the year 1985. Joined Judicial Service of 1982 batch in Uttar Pradesh in the year 1987 and posted at Jhansi as Munsif [Civil Judge (Junior Division)]. Remained posted in various Districts in State of Uttar Pradesh. Opted for Judicial Service in the State of Uttaranchal (now Uttarakhand) after creation of State on 09.11.2000.

In State of Uttarakhand, remained posted as District Judge at Tehri Garhwal, Chamoli, Udham Singh Nagar and Dehradun. Also posted as Principal Secretary, Law-cum-L.R. to the Government of Uttarakhand.

Appointed as Additional Judge of High Court of Uttarakhand in pursuance of Notification No. K.13032/01/2019-US-I dated 22nd May, 2019 issued by the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law & Justice, Government of India and took oath of his office on 27th May, 2019 in the Forenoon.

His Lordship assumed charge of the office of Judge of the High Court of Uttarakhand on Dated 25.05.2021 vide Notification No. K.13032/01/2021-US.II Dated 24.05.2021 issued by Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India.

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