Hon'ble Mr. Justice Cyriac Joseph


  • Cyriac Joseph, B.Sc. B.L. Born at Kaipuzha in Kottayam District of Kerala State on January 28, 1947.  Studied in St. Margarette’s U.P. School, Kaipuzha; St. George’s High School, Kaipuzha; St. Thomas College, Palai; St. Berchmans’ College, Changanacherry and Law College, Trivandrum

  • Enrolled as an Advocate on October 12, 1968.  Practised in the District Court at Kottayam and in the Kerala High Court at Ernakulam. Worked as High Court Government Pleader from 1976 to 1979 and as Liaison Officer and Senior Government Pleader in the High Court from 1979 to 1987.  Served as Additional Advocate General, State of Kerala, from July 6, 1991 to July 5, 1994.  Appointed as a permanent Judge of the Kerala High Court w.e.f. July 6, 1994.  On transfer to the Delhi High Court, assumed office as Judge of the Delhi High Court on August 5, 1994.  Transferred back to the Kerala High Court w.e.f. September 24, 2001.  Appointed as Chief Justice of the High Court of Uttaranchal (now Uttarakhand) w.e.f. March 20, 2005.  On transfer to Karnataka High Court, assumed office as Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court on January 7, 2006.  On appointment as Judge of the Supreme Court of India, assumed office as Judge, Supreme Court on July 7, 2008

  • Married to Smt. Biby.  Blessed with four children