J.K. Maheshwari

J.K. Maheshwari

Sitting Judge of the Supreme Court of India

Assumed Office31st Aug, 2021

Retired On29th Jun, 2026

Previously

Chief Justice of the Sikkim High CourtJanuary 2021-August 2021

Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court2019- January 2021

Judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court2005-2019

Enrollment1985

Age: 60

Tracked Cases: 0

Profile

Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari enrolled as an advocate with the State Bar Council of Madhya Pradesh in 1985. He practiced as an advocate for 20 years, and practiced in civil, criminal, constitutional, service and tax matters.

 

He was a member of the Madhya Pradesh state Bar Council from 2002, and was the Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of the Gwalior Bench.

 

In 2005, he was appointed as the Additional Judge of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh. In 2008, Maheshwari J was made a permanent judge. He was the first Chief Justice (CJ) of the Andhra Pradesh High Court in 2019. He was transferred to the Sikkim High Court as CJ in January 2021.