Justice A V Chandrashekar joined the District judiciary as a Direct District Judge in May 1996 and worked as Principal District Judge in 4 districts and also worked as Member Secretary of Karnataka State Legal services Authority. He has also served as the Director of Karnataka Judicial Academy, Director of the Bangalore Mediation Centre; and as Principal Judge of Family Courts at Bengaluru.
He was elevated as Judge of the Karnataka High Court and sworn in on 24th October 2013. He was also appointed as Judicial Member of the Karnataka State Administrative Tribunal and retired on 29th May 2019. Justice Chandrashekhar is known for qualitative and quantitative disposal of cases. During his tenure, he has handled many sensitive issues effectively.
He is also a known Arbitrator and an effective resource person of the Karnataka Judicial Academy – which is a wing of the Karnataka High court that provides judicial education for judicial officers in the state.