Ron graduated from Queens University in 1978 with an Honours Degree in Psychology and from Queen’s University Law School in 1981 . He was a member of the only Queen’s varsity men’s hockey team to win an Ontario championship.
He was called to the Bar in 1983 and was a senior partner with Strike Furlong Ford until February 1, 2016 when he merged his practice with Will Davidson LLP where he is now counsel. Ron practices exclusively in the area of Personal Injury Law. He did insurance defense work but now represents plaintiffs only.
He has successfully litigated numerous catastrophic injury cases at local, national and international levels. He has represented seriously injured clients for over 32 years and lectured extensively on personal injury issues.
He is a proud member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers’ Association, Durham Region Law Association and Canadian Bar Association and a Certified Risk Manager. He is an avid sports enthusiast and enjoys golf, tennis, skiing & windsurfing.
Publications / Speaking Engagements
- February 2018, featured on Advocate Daily “Ron Strike helps accident victims feel empowered”. Ron Strike provides a brief background on why he chose personal injury litigation and why he loves helping clients.
- April 2018, featured on Advocate Daily “Challenges of presenting chronic pain cases to juries”. Ron Strike explains the number of challenges in presenting chronic pain evidence to a jury.
- May 2018, featured on Advocate Daily “Seriously injured victims hurt by insurance legislation”. Ron Strike explores the effect of rate cuts on the most seriously injured accident victims in the province.
- October 2018, featured on Advocate Daily “Accident benefit cuts a double-edged sword for insurers”. Ron Strike discusses the risks to insurers of reduced accident benefit coverage.
- November 2018, featured on Advocate Daily “The benefit of patience in Aboriginal issues: Strike”. Ron Strike details how he’s exercised patience in earning the trust of his Indigenous clients.
- December 2018, featured on Advocate Daily “Recklessness no barrier to accident benefits: Strike”. Ron Strike explains how even when people are injured due to their own recklessness, they’re still entitled to accident benefits.
- January 2018, featured on Advocate Daily “Municipalities’ deep pockets make them attractive defendants”. Ron Strike explains how wealthy municipalities make desirable targets for plaintiffs.