Magistrate Strofield was appointed as a Magistrate in March 2008. After a short period in the Brisbane Magistrates Court he transferred to the Charleville Magistrates Court for two years. In April 2011 he was transferred to the Holland Park Magistrates Court.
On 1 September 2015 he undertook the role of the Magistrate at the Specialist Domestic and Family Violence Court at Southport. He now sits in Brisbane.
Prior to his appointment Magistrate Strofield was the legal advisor to the Commissioner of the Police Service for 13 years.