As per the directions of government of Rajasthan 12 district judges were appointed with effect from the 1 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. Amar Singh Rathore. By Notification dated January 4, 2011, Jodhpur Metropolitan Judgeship came in to existence. Presently District & Sessions Judge of Jodhpur Metropolitan Judgeship is Shri Atul Kumar Chatterjee, RHJS.