Date of Birth : 26/05/1960,
Int. Appmnt : 06/04/2016,
Date of Joining : 06/04/2016,
Date of Retirement : 25/05/2022,
Introduction : Elevated as Additional Judge, High Court of Gujarat on 6th April 2016.
Born on 26th May 1960 at Morbi, District-Rajkot. Completed graduation in Arts from Morbi and then obtained Degree of Law from AMP Law College, Rajkot in the year 1984 and joined the Bar in the same year.
Joined the Office of his father Shri Navalchandbhai Govindji Karia, Senior Advocate practicing on civil side and practiced at District Court, Morbi and Rajkot. Conducted Civil matters, Criminal matters and Service matters. Worked as an Asstt. Government Pleader and Additional Public Prosecutor at Morbi from 1992 to 1996.
Selected in the Cadre of District Judge and joined as Assistant Judge at Junagadh in February 1997. Thereafter, served as Principal District Judge at Jamnagar, Mehsana, Ahmedabad[Rural], Porbandar, Gandhinagar, Sabarkantha at Himatnagar and Surat. Was appointed as a Member Secretary in the State Legal Service Authority from 18th June 2010 to 1st December 2010.
Was appointed as Registrar General, High Court of Gujarat from 7th October 2014 to 5th April 2016.
His Lordship was elevated as an Additional Judge, High Court of Gujarat on 6th April 2016 and confirmed as permanent Judge on 15.03.2018.
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