- Name : Hon’ble Mr. Justice G.B. Pattanaik
- Date of Commencement of Office : 08/11/2002
- Held Office Till : 18/12/2002
- Former Chief Justice of India
Pattanaik, Gopal Ballav, B.Sc., LL.B.—Born on 19th December, 1937, Enrolled Advocate on 28th February, 1962. Practised in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional and company cases in Orissa High Court. Appeared in some cases in Supreme Court. Appointed Standing Counsel for State Government from 1st March, 1971, Additional Government Advocate from 19th July, 1974 and worked as Government Advocate for more than four years. Appointed Judge, Orissa High Court from 1st June 1983. Appointed as Chief Justice of Patna High Court on 19-5-95. Appointed as Judge of the Supreme Court of India on 11.9.95. Retired on 19-12-2002(F/N).