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O’Donnell Law Offices and Other Organizations Help Families this Holiday Season

Boots to Blaze The Trails Project 2023 - Group photoOn December 4, The Luzerne County Community College Foundation and O’Donnell Law Offices teamed up to provide holiday gifts for children of LCCC students. Due to the generosity of O’Donnell Law Offices, warm winter boots were festively wrapped and distributed to 50 children of Luzerne County Community College students. A long-time supporter of the Luzerne County Community College Foundation, O’Donnell Law Offices also supports the LCCC Peter J. Lello Student Food Bank, the LCCC Alumni Golf Tournament, which supports student scholarships, and many other student support initiatives.

“Our entire office was excited to individually shop for each child,” said Cathy O’Donnell, attorney at O’Donnell Law Offices and a Board Member of the LCCC Foundation. “Our goal was to make the children happy and lighten the load of their parents with some warm boots to help get through the winter.”

Learn more about the LCCC Foundation by visiting: https://www.luzerne.edu/give/

Pictured left to right: Lori Totten (Assistant to Director of Resource & Alumni Development at LCCC) , Brenda Hulsizer, Joshua Perry, Gerard Gaughan, Thomas P. Leary (President of LCCC), Neil O’Donnell, Cathy O’Donnell, Michael O’Donnell, Tanya Kohler, Noelle Stefanski, Sandee Olfeshski, and Rebecca Brominski (Executive Director of Institutional Advancement at LCCC).


O’Donnell Law Offices Contributes to the Domestic Violence Service Center

O'Donnell Law Offices Christmas TreeKingston, Pennsylvania, December 11, 2020 — The team at O’Donnell Law Offices of Kingston, Pennsylvania, is helping families by contributing to the Domestic Violence Service Center located in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. Brought together by the Wyoming valley United Way, the Office discovered that there was a need for some travel back packs, bedding, accessories and personal hygiene items including toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, baby wipes, soap and shampoo. The items will also be used to give to adults and children when they arrive at the DVSC. On arrival, most of the adults and children do not have access to any of these necessities.

“Everyone immediately wanted to pitch in,” said Catherine O’Donnell, an attorney with O’Donnell Law. Attorney Neil O’Donnell added that “every member of our office contributed without question. In these trying times, we must all work together to help those in need.”

O’Donnell Law Offices has been recognized in the rankings of U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers 2020 with a “Best Law Firms” ranking. Attorneys Neil, Catherine and Michael O’Donnell have been selected as 2020 Best Lawyers, as well. All 3 attorneys have also been listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Both Neil and Catherine have been selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers’ list for several consecutive years, with Neil also named to the Top 10 Super Lawyers in Pennsylvania and Catherine Top 50 Female Attorneys in Pennsylvania. Michael O’Donnell has been listed as a 2020 Rising Star by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.


O’Donnell Law Offices Contributes to the local Volunteers of America Baby Pantry

Kingston, Pennsylvania, December 16, 2019 — The team at O’Donnell Law Offices of Kingston, Pennsylvania, is helping families by contributing to the local Volunteers of America Baby Pantry. So many parents are not able to afford all the diapers and wipes and other necessities of having a new baby that is why Bill Jones when he headed Volunteers of America in the early 2000s started the Baby Pantry. Even as Bill is now the President and CEO of the United Way of Wyoming Valley, he made clear to O’Donnell law Office the need has only grown greater over time.

“Everyone immediately wanted to pitch in,” said Catherine O’Donnell, an attorney with O’Donnell Law. Instead of buying gifts for each other, the attorneys and support staff all bought baby supplies, including baby carriers and car seats. Attorney Neil O’Donnell added that “every member of our office contributed without question. The Baby Pantry is a simple way to help babies with their physical health and help their parents with all the extra costs and the stress that can present.”

O’Donnell Law Offices focuses its practice on car and truck accidents, workers compensation and Social Security Disability. The Office has been recognized in the rankings of U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers 2020 with a “Best Law Firms” ranking. Attorneys Neil, Catherine and Michael O’Donnell have been selected as 2020 Best Lawyers, as well. All 3 attorneys have also been listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Both Neil and Catherine have been selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers’ list for several consecutive years, with Neil also named to the Top 10 Super Lawyers in Pennsylvania. Michael O’Donnell has been listed as a 2019 Rising Star by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.

  • American Red Cross
  • American Bar Foundation
  • CARE
  • CASA of Luzerne County
  • Catholic Social services
  • CEO/Weinberg Northeast Food Bank
  • Companions of St. Anthony
  • Family Service Association of Northeast Pennsylvania
  • Feed the Children
  • Food for the Poor
  • Franciscan Friars of Atonement
  • Gardiner Foundation
  • Holy Family Parish Food Bank
  • Hope Center
  • Keystone Mission
  • King’s College Alumni Association
  • Leadership Wilkes-Barre
  • Luzerne County Bar Foundation
  • Luzerne County Community College Foundation
  • Luzerne County Dress for Success
  • McGlynn Learning Center
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Mickey Gorham Blue & Gold Memorial Foundation
  • North Branch Land Trust
  • Palermo Foundation
  • Pittston Area Baseball Boosters
  • Salvation Army
  • Scranton Nativity Miguel School
  • Sisters of the Sacred Heart
  • St. Joseph Center
  • St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital
  • St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen
  • St. Baldrick’s Society
  • St. Vincent DePaul Kitchen
  • St. Jude Shrine
  • The Luzerne Foundation
  • Thomas P. Kilduff Memorial Scholarship Foundation
  • Tunkhannock Grid Iron Club
  • United Way of Wyoming Valley
  • Victim’s Resource Center
  • Wilkes-Barre Girls Softball League
  • Wyoming Valley Children’s Association

O’Donnell Law Offices Contributes to Nurse’s Pantry

GroupKingston, Pennsylvania, December 5, 2018 — The team at O’Donnell Law Offices of Kingston, Pennsylvania, is helping families by contributing to the newly formed Nurse’s Pantry at State Street Elementary located in nearby Larksville, Pennsylvania. The Office discovered that there was a need at the School for some children’s clothing, accessories and personal hygiene items including toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, baby wipes, soap and shampoo.

The hope is to see an improvement in truancy at the School especially due to lice from last year, with families being able to treat their children properly and have them come back to school within the three days allowed. The items will also be used to give the children clothing and book bags so that they are prepared for the school day, including their personal hygiene as they grow and develop. Many children do not have access to any of these necessities.

“Everyone immediately wanted to pitch in,” said Catherine O’Donnell, an attorney with O’Donnell Law. Attorney Neil O’Donnell added that “every member of our office contributed without question. The Nurse’s Pantry is a simple way to help children with their physical health and their self esteem. It also helps the children be present in the classroom allowing for the greatest opportunity for learning and development.”

O’Donnell Law Offices has been recognized in the rankings of U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers 2019 with a “Best Law Firms” ranking. Attorneys Neil, Catherine and Michael O’Donnell have been selected as 2019 Best Lawyers, as well. All 3 attorneys have also been listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Both Neil and Catherine have been selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers’ list for several consecutive years, with Neil also named to the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Pennsylvania. Michael O’Donnell has been listed as a 2018 Rising Star by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.


O’Donnell Law Team Helps Co-Worker’s Relatives in Puerto Rico

GroupKingston, Pennsylvania, November 15, 2017 — The team at O’Donnell Law Offices of Kingston, Pennsylvania, is helping families who are related to a fellow co-worker.  All three of these families live in Puerto Rico and have been hurt by Hurricane Maria.  Many items are still unavailable or excessively expensive on the Island.

Lourdes Cardinez, an Administrative Assistant at O’Donnell Law Offices, is originally from Puerto Rico.  When her co-workers found out that several of her relatives, three separate families, who continue to live on the Puerto Rican island were suffering, they all wanted to help as part of the Office’s traditional holiday acts of kindness.  Lourdes told them all the items her family needed, including canned goods, slippers, socks, can openers, all sizes of batteries, water filters, etc.

“Everyone immediately wanted to pitch in,” said Catherine O’Donnell, an attorney with O’Donnell Law.  “We just sent our first packages (it currently takes about two weeks to get there) and look forward to sending more.  What a great way to know you are really helping those in need.”

O’Donnell Law Offices has been recognized in the rankings of U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers 2018 with a “Best Law Firms” ranking.  Attorneys Neil T. And Catherine R. O’Donnell have been selected to the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.  Both Neil and Catherine have been selected to the Pennsylvania super Lawyers list for several consecutive years, with Neil also named to the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Pennsylvania.  Michael O’Donnell has been listed as a 2017 Rising Star by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.

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