Chief Justice Soe Thein has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Mandalay Region since March 2011. He was previously appointed as the Judge of Shan State in 2010.
Chief Justice Soe Thein was born in1955. He got his LL.B.Degree in 1982 from the University of Yangon. He started his judicial career as a Grade-4 Judicial Officer in 1983, and served as a judge at different levels of the Judiciary for over 27 years up to the post of the Judge of Shan State. He is married.