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Additional Director- I , Shri Ambika Pant (HJS)

Sri Ambika Pant was born and brought up in small discreet town of Pauri (Garhwal) in Uttarakhand. After achieving his Masters in Economics, he did his PGDBA (equivalent to MBA) and worked in the Corporate Sector for more than two years at New Delhi, before returning to the his family fold of Lawyers. After having completed his L.L.B, he practiced at Bar for more than six years prior to joining the Uttarakhand Judicial Services in February 2008. He has served as Judicial Magistrate, Haridwar, Joint Director UJALA, Civil Judge (Sr. Div.) Rudrapur Udham Singh Nagar, Chief Judicial Magistrate, Udham Singh Nagar, Chief Judicial Magistrate, Chamoli, Additional District and Sessions Judge. Almora and Additional District and Sessios Judge, Laksar, Haridwar before joining the Academy once again as Additional Director on 26 November 2019.


Additional Director- II , Shri Ashutosh K. Mishra(HJS)

Shri Ashutosh K. Mishra was born on 14.11.1979 at village Garayan, District  Ballia. He was brought up in Ballia and did his schooling there. He did B.A.(Hons. Economics) and LL.B. in year 1999 and 2002 respectively, from M. G. Kashi Vidyapeeth, Varanasi.

In November, 2007  he joined M.P. Judicial Service and posted as Civil Judge, Class II Jabalpur. In March, 2008 he joined Uttarakhand Judicial Service and from March, 2008 to March, 2011 he worked as Civil Judge (J.D.), Kirtinagar, Tehri Garhwal and Civil Judge (J.D.), New Tehri, Tehri Garhwal. Promoted in the cadre of Civil Judge (Senior Division) on 02.02.2011 and posted as Addl. Civil Judge (S.D.), Udham Singh Nagar. Thereafter, he worked as Addl. C.J.M., Kashipur, Civil Judge (S.D.), Kashipur, Udham Singh Nagar and from April, 2012 to April, 2014 he worked as Chief Judicial Magistrate, Udham Singh Nagar. From May, 2014 to April, 2017 worked as Addl. Civil Judge (S.D.), Dehradun and Civil Judge (S.D.), Dehradun. In April, 2017 he was posted as Chief Judicial Magistrate, Hardwar. Promoted to the Higher Judicial Services cadre on 23.02.2018 and was posted as Addl. District and Sessions Judge, Hardwar. Presently posted as Additional Director in Uttarakhand Judicial and Legal Academy, Bhowali since 16.04.2018.


Joint Director , Ms. Ritika Semwal

Ms. Ritika Semwal was born and brought up in Mussoorie, Dehradun. She did her education upto Graduation from Mussoorie. She did her  LL.B. from DAV College, Dehradun and LL.M. from Uttarakhand Open University. Ms. Ritika Semwal joined Uttarakhand Judicial Services in October, 2012 and served as Judicial Magistrate, Haldwani on her first posting.

Thereafter, she served as 1st Addl. Civil Judge (J.D.), Haldwani, Nainital, Principal Magistrate J.J.B., Haridwar. After promotion she was appointed IInd Addl. Civil Judge (S.D.), Haridwar. She joined Uttarakhand Judicial and Legal Academy on 16.04.2019 as Joint Director.


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