Providing mediation, consulting and litigation services with knowledgeable, focused advice, representation and issue resolution. Serving and advising individual workers, employers and businesses in workers’ compensation and civil litigation in DC, MD and VA for more than 40 years.
OConnellLaw, LLC, originally formed in 1992 as O'Connell & O'Connell, an AV-rated regional litigation firm, appears in federal and local Courts and Workers' Compensation Commissions throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Our firm is dedicated to the prompt and favorable resolution of claims and related issues in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Mr. O'Connell's extensive list of dedicated clients has included individuals, uninsured employers, large national corporations and insurance companies who need regional representation. Our practice secures optimal results, promptly and at reasonable cost for our clients.
Principal - Kevin O'Connell
Mr. O'Connell graduated from Villanova University in 1972 and Georgetown University Law Center in 1978, working from 1979 to 1981 in what is now the DC Attorney General’s Office, defending teachers, fire fighters, police officers and other public employees in major civil lawsuits. In 1981, he opened his own office and litigated cases in the local and federal district, circuit and appellate courts of Maryland, DC, and later Virginia, and in the Workers' Compensation commissions of MD and VA, the U.S. Department of Labor and the DC Department of Employment Services. He represents and defends employers and individuals in workers' compensation and civil liability claims, including negligence, auto accident and other claims, as well as protection and prosecution of employers' subrogation rights in civil litigation, all including Commission hearings, jury and non-jury trials. He also is retained to provide opinions and representation in disputes concerning insurance coverage and employment law. He has lectured frequently in seminars on workers’ compensation in MD, DC and VA. Mr. O’Connell has received the highest peer rating (AV) from Martindale Hubbell in legal expertise and ethics. He has been a member of the Defense Research Institute, the DC Defense Lawyers Association and the Association of Compensation Insurance Attorneys, in which he served as president for three years.
Contact Kevin O'Connell: email@example.com