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The Honourable George R. Strathy, Chief Justice of Ontario
In 2017, The Law Society of Upper Canada presented honorary Doctor of Laws degrees, honoris causa (LLD), to The Honourable George R. Strathy, Chief Justice of Ontario, at Call to the Bar ceremonies held in Toronto on June 27 at Roy Thomson Hall.
The Law Society awards honorary doctorates to distinguished people to recognize outstanding achievements in the legal profession, the rule of law or the cause of justice.
Chief Justice Strathy practised civil litigation for 30 years and established Strathy & Associates in 1993. The Law Society awarded the Chief Justice the LLD in recognition of his esteemed career and his dedication to the law and the profession and his outstanding public service.
Before being appointed Chief Justice of Ontario in 2014. he was appointed to the Superior Court of Justice in 2007, and the Court of Appeal for Ontario in 2013.