Michael Paul O'Brien

Michael Paul O'Brien

Litigation Lawyer
New York, NY




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About Me

Mr. O’Brien is an experienced trial attorney with numerous successful jury verdicts throughout the New York State Supreme Courts and New York City Civil Courts. He has successfully represented institutional and individual clients in complex civil litigation in a broad range of substantive areas, including general negligence, medical malpractice, wrongful death, toxic torts, real estate,...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Contingent (33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($275-$350/hour), Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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Great Lawyer to Have!

Posted by: Sammy about 2 years ago.

Michael was my attorney in a crazy contract case. He made a lot of things happen and helped me win my case. He had the case closed once he started it....

Review of Michael O'Brien

Posted by: a Landlord & Tenant client over 3 years ago.

I used Mike for a tenant dispute. My roomate up and left without paying her share of the rent. From day 1 my issue was keeping costs low and using...
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Showing 2 of 3 peer endorsements

Nance L Schick
Nance Schick

New York, NY

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I have known Michael since he was a legal intern in the law firm where I worked immediately after obtaining my law license. I saw him grow into his...
Suzanne Alexandra Ascher
Suzanne Ascher

Staten Island, NY

Over 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Michael Paul O'Brien, Esq. He has many years of litigation experience and is highly qualified to handle various matters in court --...
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2003 License Status: Currently registered for the state of New York.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/16/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2010 – present

O'Brien Law Firm, PLLC


Showing 1 of 3 degrees

2004 Certificate in Trial Practice

National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA)


Showing 1 of 2 awards

2014 District Representative of the Year

Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section


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2003- present 13th District Representative

New York State Bar Association, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section

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Showing 2 of 2 publications

2011 Trial Motions and Motions in Limine from the Civil Perspective

Young Lawyers Section Trial Academy Program

2010 Negotiations 101 - What Every Litigator Should Know

Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Fall Meeting Program

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 10 occasions

2014 Trial Motions and Motions in Limine

at Young Lawyers Section Trial Academy

2014 NYSBA CLE Co-Chair

at NYSBA Annual Meeting

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