Attorney Michael O’Donnell
As a Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist, Attorney Michael A. O’Donnell works almost exclusively on behalf of injured workers.
His background includes extensive work with personal injury, premises liability, Social Security disability, and product liability.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recognizes Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialists for their expertise in handling workers’ compensation cases. To achieve certification, Attorney Michael O’Donnell had to prove his experience and undergo additional testing.
Fewer than 200 Pennsylvania attorneys had this exclusive certification as of July 2022.
Certification signals that he dedicates at least 50% of his practice to workers’ compensation cases. With those kinds of credentials, schedule your free consultation with confidence that Attorney Michael O’Donnell has the experience and skill to see your case through to the best possible end.
Proud Penn State grad, active in his community
Attorney Michael O’Donnell earned his undergraduate degree at Bloomsburg University. He completed law school at Penn State University’s Dickinson School of Law.
He serves as the vice chair of the Worker’s Compensation Committee of the Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association, which is the bar association in Luzerne County.
Attorney Michael O’Donnell graduated from Leadership Northeast, then called Leadership Wilkes-Barre, in 2010. He now serves on the organization’s board of directors, helping to shape future business leaders in the region.
|Attorney Michael O’Donnell has been a member and helped lead these legal, industry and community organizations|
|Middle District of Pennsylvania Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, 2015-present||Federal Bar Association|
|Northeast Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 2018||National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives|
|American Association for Justice||Junior Leadership Northeast, 2011-present|
|American Bar Association||Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2015-16|
|Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association||Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association, Workers’ Compensation Committee|
|Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys||Wilkes-Barre POWER!|
|Rating agencies and organizations that have recognized Attorney Michael O’Donnell|
|Recognized by Best Lawyers, 2019-23||Martindale-Hubbell Client Champion – Platinum, 2018-present|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017-22||Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2016-2022|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2022-23||National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, 2012-present|