Patron of the Alliance

Honourable-Justice-KourakisHonourable Justice Kourakis

The Board of Directors are delighted to have the Honourable Justice Kourakis as the Patron to the National Rural Law & Justice Alliance.

The Honourable Justice Kourakis was admitted to practice in 1982, some of his career highlights include:

  • Articled at Johnston Withers McCusker
  • Worked at the Legal Services Commission for several years then at a suburban practice before going to the Bar in 1989
  • Legal Services Commissioner 1993-1997
  • Took silk in 1997
  • President of the Law Society 2001
  • Appointed as Solicitor-General for the State of South Australia on 3 February 2003
  • Appointed to the bench of the Supreme Court of South Australia 21 August 2008
  • Appointed as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia on 25 June 2012