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Hon Justice Stephen Murugu Githinji

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Hon Justice Stephen Murugu Githinji

Hon Justice Stephen Murugu Githinji was born in Murang’a

Appointment to Judicial Service

  • Joined the Judicial Service as a District Magistrate II (Prof) in 1994
  • Appointed Judge of the High Court in 2015
  • Served as Judge at Kapenguria, Eldoret and Malindi High Courts


Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree, University of Nairobi
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law
  • Admitted to the Bar in 1993


Trainings Attended

  • Administration of Justice, Lund University, Sweden
  • Juvenile Delinquent Treatment, UNAFEI Japan


Previous Experience

State Prosecutor in 1993.

Other Responsibilities

  • Presiding Judge, Malindi and Garsen High Courts
  • Served in various committees in Judiciary
  • Spearheaded implementation of CSO in Nairobi
  • Head of Station in various courts




  • Nurturing and role modeling young professionals
  • Farming
  • Sports
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