Attorney Debra A. Matherne Of Michael J. O’Connor & Associates Receives AV Preeminent Rating On Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™

Frackville, PA - August 31, 2012 - It is with great pride that the attorneys at Michael J. O'Connor & Associates, LLC announce that Attorney Debra A. Matherne received an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell(R) Peer Review Ratings(TM).

The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ help consumers of legal services identify, evaluate and select the most appropriate lawyer for legal issues. They are an objective indicator of a lawyer's high ethical standards and professional ability based on evaluations by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States. Legal ability ratings are based on performance in legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability and legal experience.

Attorney Matherne also currently serves as the secretary for the American Association of Justice, Workers' Compensation and Workplace Injury Section. Attorney Matherne is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar, and she is also a member of the Dauphin County Bar Association. Attorney Matherne is a graduate of Villanova School of Law and handles cases involving workers' compensation and social security disability.

Attorney Matherne is originally from Punxsutawney, PA. She is the daughter of her father and stepmother, Max and Diane Neal, and her mother and stepfather, Pat Neal and Howard Beezer, all of Punxsutawney. She currently lives in Camp Hill with her husband, Chris, and their three children, Max, who recently graduated from Grove City University, Kyle, a senior at Grove City University, and Zoe, a sophomore at Camp Hill 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