Hon'ble Shri. Justice Basavaraj Andanagouda Patil: Born on 20th January, 1959. Obtained Law Degree from the University Law College, Dharwad in the 1983. Enrolled as an Advocate on 16.6.1983 and practiced at Dharwad. Obtained LLM Degree with 1st Rank and Gold Medal. Worked as part-time faculty member in various Law Colleges and Karnataka University, Dharwad. Directly selected as District and Sessions Judge in the year 2002. Honoured with Arybhata Award by Aryabhata Samskruti Samsthe. Assisted the Committee on Reforms of Criminal Justice System. Visited United States of America to undergo training on Mediation Techniques and a Trained Mediator. Appointed as Additional Judge of High Court of Karnataka on 14th November, 2016 and Permanent Judge on 03.11.2018.
Hobbies of reading, writing articles and books, singing, listening to music, playing cricket and helping the poor and needy people.