Justice J.K. Maheshwari was born on 29thJune, 1961 in a small town Joura, District Morena (M.P.). His Lordship graduated in Arts in 1982 and passed LL.B. in 1985 and completed LL.M in 1991. His Lordship was enrolled as an Advocate with the State Bar Council of Madhya Pradesh on 22ndNovember, 1985 and practiced in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional, Service and Tax matters. His Lordship was the elected member of the M.P. State Bar Council.
His Lordship was appointed as Additional Judge of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh on 25th November, 2005 and on 25th November, 2008, appointed as permanent Judge of the Hon’ble Court. His Lordship was a part of various committees, pertaining to betterment of administration of High court of Madhya Pradesh and continued his good offices till 06th October, 2019. His Lordship was transferred as Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court and assumed office on 07thOctober, 2019. His Lordship was the First Chief Justice of the newly established Andhra Pradesh High Court. His Lordship was transferred as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Sikkim on 06th January, 2021.
His Lordship has taken oath as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India on 31th August 31, 2021.