Posts Categorized: 125th Anniversary

Michael Joseph Duffy

Michael Joseph Duffy, the Firm’s founder, moved to Cobar in far west NSW shortly after graduating as a Solicitor in Sydney. He became Cobar Councils solicitor in approximately 1898, and shortly afterwards was elected as an Alderman. In 1910, after serving 12 years as an Alderman, he was unanimously elected as Mayor (a position that was elected by Council on an annual basis). He held office in the years 1910, 1912, and 1915-1924 when he moved to Dubbo. He led the community of Cobar throughout World War 1 and beyond, […]

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