Jajpur Judgeship started functioning with effect from 28th June 2012, after being separated from the erstwhile composite Judgeship of Cuttack, Jagatsingpur, Jajpur and Kendrapara. It has outlying areas at Jajpur, Sukinda and Chandikhol.
Since 2012, the Court of the District and Sessions Judge is functioning in a single storied Old Town Hall, Jajpur having 6 rooms. The said building with an approximate plinth area of 2400 sq.ft. was constructed in 1933. The 12 other Courts of Jajpur, are functioning in scattered buildings in the Civil Court Complex. The Gram Nyayalaya at Sukinda was inaugurated on 24th January, 2021.
Shri Srikanta Mishra has been the District & Session Court Judge from 4th January, 2021.