Michael O'Donnell

O'Donnell Law Offices
267 Wyoming Avenue
Kingston, PA 18704
(570) 821-5717
www.odonnell-law.com


Practice Areas:


Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist; Personal Injury; Premises Liability; Social Security Disability; Products Liability

Admitted:


2009, Pennsylvania Bar, United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2014, United States Supreme Court

College:


Bloomsburg University, B.S., cum laude, 2006

Law School:


The Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law, 2009

Member:


American Association for Justice
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Associations
Pennsylvania Association for Justice
NOSSCR - National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives
POWER! - Professionals Organized and Working to Enrich the Region (Wilkes-Barre Chapter).

Biography:


2015: Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
2009: Certified Miller Center Public Interest Advocate
2008 - 2009: Certified Legal Intern, Dale F. Shughart Community Law Center
2007: Clerk to the Honorable Correale F. Stevens, Pennsylvania Superior Court, Summer
2002 - 2006: Legal Assistant, O'Donnell Law Offices
2015: NEPA Business Journal, Top 20 under 40
2015 - 2016: Zone 5 Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA)
2015 - Present: Treasurer, Federal Bar Association, Middle District of Pennsylvania Chapter
Pennsylvania Association for Justice - Future Leaders Section - Section Delegate
Junior Leadership Wilkes-Barre Board Member
2012 - 2015: National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
2014 - 2015: Secretary, Federal Bar Association, Middle District of Pennsylvania Chapter
2011: Times Leader - Top 40 Under 40
2010: Leadership Wilkes-Barre Class of 2010

Presentations:


November 2015: Sterling Education Services - Advanced Workers' Compensation
November 2015: Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association - Bench Bar Conference:  Workers' Compensation Update
June 2015: National Business Institute, "Maximizing Complex General Damages in Auto Injury Litigation"
September 2014: National Business Institute, "Damages in Personal Injury"
October 2013: National Business Institute Seminar "Ethical Traps to Avoid,"
October  2013: National Business Institute, "Litigating the Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Claim"
November 2012: Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Auto Law Seminar, "Social Media and its Use and Effect on Your Case"