Attorney Profile:

Neil T. O'Donnell

Neil T. O'Donnell: Attorney with O'Donnell Law Offices

Biography

Business Editor, University of Pittsburgh Journal of Law and Commerce, 1986-1987. Associate, Baskin, Flaherty, Elliott & Mannino, Philadelphia, PA, 1987-1990. O'Donnell Law Offices, 1990—. Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate and Pre-Trial Civil Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Lecturer, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Committee for Justice for All, and Pennsylvania Association of Justice, (1995-2012); assorted topics, including: "Underinsured Motorist Practice and Procedure"; "Auto Law Update"; "Bad Faith Insurance Practices"; "Civil Litigation Update"; "Pennsylvania Auto Law"; "Civil Practice in Northeastern Pennsylvania"; "The Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence"; "Pennsylvania Auto Law Update"; "Examination of Vocational and Expert Witnesses"; "Bad Faith Update"; "Civil Practice in Northeastern Pennsylvania"; "Deposition of the Safety Director and Truck Driver Cases"; "Jury Selection"; "The Fair Share Act". Member, The Pennsylvania Society; Melvin Belli Society Inductee - 2015. Member: Multi-Million Dollar Advocate (2007-2014); Elite Lawyers of America; American Academy of Trial Counsel; Litigation Counsel of America; The Verdict Club; Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, listed Top 10 (2008); Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, listed Top 100 (2007–2017); Philadelphia Super Lawyers, listed in Top 100 (2016); Pennsylvania Super Lawyer (2004–2016); Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating (2012-2016); Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year (2014); Best Lawyer (2011-2017); American Society of Legal Advocates Top 100 Lawyer (2013-2017); Litigation Counsel of America Fellow (2014); National Trial Lawyer Top 100 (2010-2014); Lifetime Achievement Membership – America’s Top 100 Attorneys (2016); National Association of Distinguished Counsel (2015); Rue Ratings Best Attorneys of America (2015).

of The National College of Advocacy; The Roscoe Pound Society; Senior Counsel: American College of Barristers; College of Master Advocates and Barristers; The Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Lifetime Member, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Alumni Association. Centennial Committee, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Member, United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Bar Relations Committee. Court Appointed Mediator, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Round Table Participant, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Committee on Racial and Gender Bias in the Justice System.

(Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy; Board Certified Pre-Trial Civil Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy)

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Workers Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
570-821-5717  Phone
570-821-5799  Fax
www.odonnell-law.com
University Attended:
Kings College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1984
Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh, J.D., cum laude, 1987
Admission:
1987, Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania; 1990, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 2006, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
Luzerne County, American and Federal Bar Associations; Wilkes-Barre Law Library Association; American Association for Justice; Trial Lawyers for Public Justice; Northeastern Pennsylvania Association for Justice (Member, Board of Directors; President 2001); Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association; Pennsylvania Association for Justice (Member, Board of Governors and Executive Committee); Wilkes University School of Law (Member, Advisory Board).
Birth Information:
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, October 6, 1961
ISLN:
904728413

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 3 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/31/12 in Civil Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 07/23/12 in Workers Compensation Defense

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/23/12 in Personal Injury

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