William T. O'Connell, III

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Deputy Attorney General, State of New Jersey, 1998-2002. Law Clerk, Hon. Robert A. Coogan, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, 1997-1998. Co-Author: "Public Employers and Employees," The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Employment Law, Chapter 16, 2008 Revised Edition; "GERA: The Stealth Provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1991," DRI Governmental Liability Committee Newsletter, Fall 2006; "The Deliberative Process Privilege: What Is It? When Can It Be Asserted? How Can This Shield Be Pierced?," The Joan Fullam Irick Privacy Project Phase II, International Association of Defense Counsel, 2004. Author: "Lessons from Lincoln: An Approach to Unprofessional Opposing Counsel," The Whisper, Vol. 4, No. 6, June 2006. Co-Author, "Public Employers and Employees," The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Employment Law, Chapter 16, 2010-2012 Supplement.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
303-830-1212  Phone
303-830-0898  Fax
University Attended:
Norwich University, B.S., cum laude, 1992
Law School Attended:
Suffolk University, J.D., cum laude, 1997
Year of First Admission:
1999, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1997, New Jersey; 2002, Colorado
Denver and Colorado Bar Associations; New Jersey Bar Association; Colorado Defense Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute (Steering Committee-Professionalism and Ethics Committee); Faculty of Federal Advocates.
Birth Information:
Boston, Massachusetts, July 16, 1970
Reported Cases:
Teigen v. Renfrow, 511 F.3d 1072 (10th Cir. 2007); Lanhan v. Chi Psi Fraternity, 175 P.3d 97 (Colo. 2008).

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