Prof Dr. C. J. Samuel

School Director

Dr. C. J. Samuel is the Director of St. Thomas Orthodox Education Society, Pune. Managing Trustee and Director of Dr. Mar Theophilus School, Dhanori. Director, National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, Pune. Attorney at Law. Director – Malankara Orthodox Church Council of Bombay Education Board, Active in Social work. Trustee of Arch Bishop Mar Theophilus Educational and Medical Foundation.

He has left no stone unturned to reach his goal in giving education to the weaker sections of  society. His vision was to establish St. Thomas Public School as the center of excellence in the field of education with standards comparable to the best. He puts his heart and soul to see to the success of St. Thomas Public School.

He believes, the purpose of education is to provide students with a rigorous, engaging learning environment while fostering positive growth in social and emotional behavior and attitudes.

He has accepted change in teaching by introducing modern methods to provide class education.

His contribution in the field of Law:-

Published about 30 articles, 3 anthologies and a number of research papers. Published 19 volumes of Manual of Maharashtra Laws.

Edited and published the book – entitled “Legislative Principles and Judicial Process” (prescribed as text book for LL.M. students of Pune University).

Eight PhD Scholars worked under his guidance have been awarded PhD in law


He is a recipient of the International Association of Law Schools (IALS) Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Legal and Justice Education and the Global Law Dean’s Forum Award 2017 for his extraordinary contribution to legal and justice education. He has contributed immensely to the field of legal education as an academician for the last 45 years. We feel fortunate to have him with us as our Director and his valuable guidance not only betters the management of the institution but also takes it a niche higher.


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