Robertson O’Gorman Solicitors are delighted to announce, Senior Consultant, Terry O’Gorman has been awarded the prestigious President’s Medal by the Queensland Law Society.  This award was presented at the QLS Legal Profession Dinner at the Sofitel on Friday night.

Terry O’Gorman AM, Senior Consultant, Robertson O’Gorman Solicitors was admitted to practice in 1976 and has sat on the Queensland Law Society Criminal Law Committee since 1979.  Terry has been involved in high profile criminal cases, including acting for a number of individuals in the wake of the Fitzgerald Inquiry. Terry was awarded the Order of Australia in a General Division in 1991 for services to the legal profession and holds the positions of President, Australian Council of Civil Liberties and President/Vice President, Queensland Council of Civil Liberties.  He is also an accredited criminal law specialist.

Lawyers have a special responsibility for upholding the rule of law. The President’s Medal distinguishes an individual at the pinnacle of their career who goes above and beyond to uphold the core values of our profession. This award recognises an experienced legal practitioner who has shown great integrity, courage, and responsibility through their commitment to continual improvement of the profession and of themselves.   The nominees are judged on their legal competence, service to the community, personal integrity and professional commitment beyond the call of duty.  It is a very fitting that Terry’s admirable and long-standing contribution to the legal profession has been recognised by this award.  Congratulations Terry!