Himachal HC Chief Justice, Kurian Joseph, elevated to SC


Shimla– Himachal High Court Chief Justice Kurian Joseph has been elevated as Supreme Court Judge and is likely to be sworn in next week, officials said here today.

Justice Kurian Joseph was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Himachal High Court on February 8, 2010. Prior to that Justice Kurian had served twice as Acting Chief Justice of the High Court of Kerala, where he also served as a Judge since July 12, 2000.

Born in November 1952, Justice Kurian is a graduate from the Kerala Law Academy, Thirunavanthapuram. He began his legal practice in 1979 and was designated as a senior advocate in 1996.

Justice Joseph has served as the Additional Advocate General of Kerala from 1994 to 1996. PTI

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