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