Justice Shrikant Raghunath Sathe was born on 1stDecember, 1945. He was enrolled as an Advocate in October, 1970. He practised for 5 years and five months in Solapur in Civil and Criminal matters. He specialized in civil and criminal matters. He joined the Judiciary in 1976. He worked as Joint District Judge, Thane. He was Additional Registrar of the Bombay High Court at Nagpur and Bombay and also as Registrar of the Bombay High Court. He also worked as District Judge at Ahmednagar.