Muttathu Sudhakaran was born in 1934 at Harippad in Alappuzha District, Kerala State. He took his law degree from Bombay University, enrolled as an Advocate and practised in the high Court of bombay.
In 1968 he was elevated to the bench. Retired in 1989 while holding the post of Selection Grade district & Sessions judge, Kerala State Higher Judicial Service. Thereafter was appointed President of five District Forums in Kerala.
He has published a series of articles in the 'malayala manorama' Daily pertaining to consumer jurisdiction.