The establishment of the District & Sessions Judge Upper Assam District Jorhat was created on 15.11.1948 and has been made permanent w.e.f 1st April 1953. The first roll of honour of District & Sessions Judges of Assam Valley, Upper Assam Districts, Jorhat District was Mr. S.K Das, MA, BL. Presently, the territorial jurisdiction of the District is extended over one sub-division namely Titabar Sub-Division.
Altogether, the establishment of the District Judge & the Chief Judicial Magistrate comprise of 11 courts manned by Judicial Officers of various grades.The District & Sessions Judge together with the Chief Judicial Magistrate Court Complex , Jorhat is situated in the heart of the city.
At present the District & Sessions Judge as the head of the establishment is Shri Pranjal Das.