Neil T. O’Donnell of O’Donnell Law Offices was recently named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 2005. Recognition as a Super Lawyer is a coveted honor bestowed on just 5% of lawyers in Pennsylvania. He was recognized in the General Plaintiff Personal Injury category and was included in the June 2005 issues of Philadelphia magazine and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers along with other prominent lawyers practicing throughout Pennsylvania.
“I was very pleased to learn that I had been selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer,” O’Donnell explained. “I am proud to be considered in the top 5% of lawyers in Pennsylvania, and to know that others recognize the dedication, the expertise and personalized attention I give to each of my clients.”
O’Donnell is a board certified civil trial specialist, and is listed in the Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, he is also a past president of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers. Prior to opening a private practice in 1990, he was associated with Baskin, Flaherty, Elliot & Mannino in Philadelphia. He is also a frequent lecturer on civil litigation topics.
O’Donnell is a member of the Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, American and Federal Bar Associations, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Wilkes-Barre Law Library Association, Trial Lawyers for Justice, American Trial Lawyers Association, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, and Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. He is a summa cum laude graduate of King’s College, and graduated cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh Law School.
Being named a Super Lawyer is a multi-step process including peer recommendations and independent research overseen by Law & Politics magazine. The goal of the process is to identify exceptional lawyers in more than 60 practice areas who are highly regarded by peers and who have attained high professional achievement. The list of 2005 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers is based on surveys of more than 36,000 lawyers across the state.
Started 15 years ago in Minnesota, Super Lawyers now recognizes the top attorneys in Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, Northern California, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Southern California, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.
O’Donnell Law Offices offer legal services in the areas of personal injury, product liability law, workers compensation law, estate planning, estate administration and social security disability. O’Donnell Law Offices was founded in 1990 and is located in the Phoenix Plaza on East Union Street in Wilkes-Barre. The firm serves clients in Luzerne, Lackawanna, Wyoming and Northampton counties. For more information, visit www.odonnell-law.com