Hon. Mrs. Justice Twaambo Shalwindi Musonda is a Judge of the High Court. She was appointed Judge of the High Court on 14th July, 2021. Justice Musonda holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Zambia. She was admitted to the bar in 2006.
Prior to her current appointment, Justice Musonda served as Registrar and Deputy Director of the Subordinate Courts from 2016 to 2021. Justice Musonda served in various other positions in the Judiciary since she first joined Magistrate Class II in 2006. She served as District Registrar of the Chipata High Court and Principal Resident Magistrate at the Chipata Subordinate Court from 2012 to 2016, Senior Resident Magistrate at the Chipata Subordinate Court from 2009 to 2012, Resident Magistrate at the Chipata Subordinate Court from 2007 to 2009 and Resident Magistrate at the Lusaka Subordinate Court from 2006 to 2007. Justice Musonda served as a Research Assistant at Development Service Initiative , a Project under Zambia Police Service and Muzyamba and Company from 2002 to 2004 and 2002, respectively.
During the time she served as Principal Resident, she also served as Chairperson of the Access to Justice Communication, Coordination and Cooperation Initiative (CCCI), Chipata Chapter in Eastern Province which was responsible for coordinating Access to Justice activities of key institutions in the Criminal Justice system.
She also served as Deputy Secretary to the Judicial Service Commission from 2016 to 2021.
Justice Musonda is a member of a number of associations including the Zambia Association of Women Judges.