As per the directions of government of Rajasthan 12 district judges were appointed with effect from the 1st day July, 1950, by notification dated June 14, 1950,among which District and Session judge for Jodhpur was also appointed. First District & Sessions Judge of Jodhpur was Sh. AmarSingh Rathore.
By Notification dated January 4 ,2011 Jodhpur Metropolitan Judgeship came in to existence on 4th January 2011 by separating from District and Session Court, Jodhpur. Present District & Sessions Judge of Jodhpur Metropolitan Judgeship is Shri Atul Kumar Chatterjee, RHJS.