Initially on 3rd Day of June 1996 two courts were established at Panchkula. Sh.R.K.Kashyap joined as Civil Judge (Senior Division)-cum-Chief Judicial Magistrate, Panchkula. Shri Y.S. Rathore joined as Civil Judge (Junior Division), Panchkula. Shri Darshan Singh first Addl. District & Sessions Judge at Panchkula joined on 07.03.2000. In the beginning these courts were a part of Ambala Sessions Division.
District Panchkula attained its identity as Separate Sessions Division on 09.05.2005 with Shri Arvind Goel (who retired as Judge of Hon'ble Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh), as its First District & Sessions Judge. Ms.Ritu Tagore is currently posted as District & Sessions Judge, Panchkula.
There are two exclusive CBI Courts, Haryana presided overby Sh.Jagdeep Singh, Addl. District & Sessions Judge and Sh.Kapil Rathi, Judicial Magistrate Ist Class. Three Courts of Additional District & Sessions Judges being presided over by Sh.Gulab Singh, Sh.Rajan Walia, and Sh.Rajnish Kumar Sharma. One Court of Civil Judge Senior Division being presided over by Ms.Harleen A. Sharma, One Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate being presided over by Sh.Rahul Bishnoi, One Court of Additional Civil Judges (Senior Division) being presided over by Dr.Savita Kumari, two Courts of Judiacial Magistrate Ist Class being presided over by Ms.Asmita Deswal and Sh.Prateet Singh Dhonchak respectively, are also working at Panchkula. Sh.Tarun Kumar Verma is trainee Judge and presently undergoing trainee at Chandigarh Judicial Academy, Chandigarh. Ms.Nidhi Bansal is working as Chief Judicial Magistrate-cum-Whole Time Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Panchkula. Sh.V.K Bakshi is a Presiding Officer-cum-Chairman, Permanent Lok Adalat (Public Utility Service), Panchkula These courts are situated in Sector- 1, Panchkula.
District Bar Association, Panchkula has inherited all its traits, traditions and qualities from its parent Bar i.e. District Bar Association, Ambala which has produced many legal luminaries.
There are two Courts in Sub-Division Kalka one court of Addl. Civil Judge (Senior Division) being presided over by Sh.Danish Gupta and one court of Civil Judge (Junior Division) being presided over Ms.Kirti Vashista.