The Chancellor

Raymond Dague, ESQ

Serves as Chancellor of The Anglican Diocese of the Living Word.

Raymond Dague has his office in Syracuse, New York, 4874 Onondaga Rd, Syracuse, NY 13215, next door to his home parish, Church of the Holy Trinity. He has practiced law continuously in Syracuse since his admission to the New York bar in 1979, and has had his own law office since 1981 in a general practice covering many areas of law which individuals, families, churches, and small businesses encounter in our society. His practice includes church law, not-for-profit corporations, business law, real estate closings, litigation, bankruptcy, trusts, estates and wills, elder law, guardianships, adoptions, personal injury, criminal defense, traffic violations, and religious freedom defense. He has tried jury and non-jury cases in all of the city, state, and federal courts in Syracuse and the surrounding areas, and has filed and argued appeals in the supreme court appellate division. He has served as a special criminal prosecutor by appointment of the chief county court judge of Onondaga County


Juris Doctor,  cum laude, 1978

Syracuse University College of Law

Associate editor of the Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce

Certificate in International Legal Studies


Justinian Honorary Law Society

Bachelor of Arts with distinction in 1975 from University of Wisconsin-Madison

Admissions to law practice

New York State Bar Admission 1979

Federal Northern District of New York 1979

Federal Western District of New York in 1980

Federal 2d Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City in 1986

United States Supreme Court in 1996