He was enrolled as an Advocate on January 10, 1966 and practiced in Civil, Criminal, Revenue, Constitutional, Tax, Labour Law (both Original and Appellate sides) at Cuttack and other places.
He worked as an Additional Standing Counsel in the Orissa High Court for the State Government from March 13, 1972 to July 8, 1974; Standing Counsel from July 9, 1974, Additional Govt. Advocate from March 9, 1981 to January 26, 1990 and Government Advocate from January 27, 1990.
He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Orissa High Court on June 22, 1992 and permanent Judge on September 16, 1994.
He was appointed as the Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court on July 9, 2003