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Attorney Michael O’Donnell

Michael A. O’DonnellAs 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
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