Frackville, PA - August 31, 2012 - It is with great pride that the attorneys at Michael J. O'Connor & Associates, LLC announce that Attorney Michael J. O'Connor has been certified as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards and settlements. The organization was founded in 1993 and there are approximately 4000 members located throughout the country. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members. Forum membership acknowledges excellence in advocacy, and provides members with a national network of experienced colleagues for professional referral and information exchange in major cases. Members must have acted as principal counsel in at least one case in which their client has received a verdict, award or settlement in the amount of one million dollars or more.
In addition to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Attorney O'Connor received an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbel® Peer Review Ratings(TM) and has been named a SuperLawyer nine years in a row. Pennsylvania SuperLawyers represent the top five percent of attorneys across the state. Attorney O'Connor is a member of the American Association of Justice, Workers' Compensation and Workplace Injury Section. Attorney O'Connor is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar, and he is a member of the Schuylkill, Luzerne, and Northumberland County Bar Associations. Other Jurisdictions where Attorney O'Connor is admitted to practice include the United States Supreme Court, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the United States Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Attorney O'Connor is a graduate of Thomas M. Cooley School of Law and handles cases involving workers' compensation, auto accidents, social security disability, personal injury and nursing home neglect.
Attorney O'Connor is the son of John O'Connor, Frackville, and the late Ceceilia T. (Olszewski) O'Connor. He is married to the former Patricia O'Kane and has three children, Mary Kathleen, a first year law student at Catholic University School of Law, James Michael, a junior at Villanova University, and John Patrick, a senior at Marian Catholic High School.
The attorney team at Michael J. O'Connor & Associates has established a strong record of success. With a combination of integrity, reliability and trustworthiness, they have earned a reputation for the resolution of serious legal problems including work injuries, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home neglect, and social security disability. Michael J. O'Connor & Associates can be reached Toll Free at 1 (800) 518-4LAW or at www.OConnorLaw.com.