#22 Jim O'Grady
Left Wing / Lawyer / Father
BORN: July 25, 1936, Timmins, Ontario
DECEASED: May 17, 2008, Ottawa, Ontario
Jim was an Ottawa lawyer whose hockey career stretches back to his midget days with the Noranda Toilers, 1951-52 All Ontario Midget AAA Champions. Coach of the Nepean Raiders, 1985-86 All Ontario Juvenile AAA Champions and many other NMHA teams, Jim leaves behind his wife Helen, a great fan and his son James, a goalie.
Jim practiced law for 46 years in Ottawa with Solway, Wright, Houston, Greenberg, O’Grady & Morin, his own firm O’Grady & Associates and Burke-Robertson.
Jim was a true renaissance man who loved life, good food and drink, great company and lively debate, sports, literature, music and theatre. He pursued the highest standards of professionalism in his career and was a friend to many.