Hon’ble Mr. Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja was born on 10th September, 1950, at Wazirabad, District Gujranwala. He did his graduation in Arts in the year 1971 from FC College, Lahore and LL.B from the Punjab University Law College, Lahore in 1973. He then obtained a Masters (LL.M) degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1975. Thereafter he was enrolled as Advocate of the High Court in 1975 and as Advocate of the Supreme Court in 1985. He remained in legal practice until his appointment as a Judge of the Lahore High Court on 21st April, 1999. He resigned his constitutional tenure on 19th March 2007. He then remained Professor of Law at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and headed the Department of Law and Policy at LUMS until his appointment as Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan on 5th June 2009.