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Yvonne Marie O'Connor

Yvonne Marie O'Connor

Practice areas:

Insurance, Litigation

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Insurance: 80%
    15 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    17 years

Payment

Fees:

Pro Bono (1%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Timothy J. Deffet

    I endorse this lawyer. Yvonne is a tireless worker for her clients. I had the pleasure of working with her at a firm in the past and saw up close her intelligence and attention to detail in advocacy of her clients. She is an expert on coverage issues, among several other legal subjects. She embodies what a true professional should be.

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    Timothy Deffet Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Julie M. Kamps

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Julie Kamps Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Amerisure Insurance

2300 Cabot Drive
Suite 200
Lisle, IL, 60532

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199905/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of AppreciationISBA2011
President's CommendationIDC2009
Certificate of AppreciationISBA2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior AssociateRusin Maciorowski & Friedman, Ltd.2009 - Present
Associate AttorneyMerlo Kanofsky Brinkmeier & Gregg Ltd.2008 - 2009
AssociateBryceDowney, LLC2004 - 2008
N/AHartigan & Cuisinier, P.C.1999 - 2004

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Alpha Omicron Pi - Phi Chi Chapter AACMember2012 - Present
Union League Club of Chicago Library BoardMember2012 - Present
St. Giles CCW - Spring Scholarship FundraiserChair2011 - 2011
Alpha Omicron Pi - Delta Rho ChapterChapter Adviser2011 - 2012
ISBA - Tort LawChair2010 - 2011
ISBA, Law Related EducationVice Chair2010 - 2011
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Illinois Defense Counsel Diversity CommitteeCo-Chair2006 - 2009
Minority and Women Participation in the Law, ISBAChair2005 - 2006
Illinois Defense Trial Counsel AssociationMember2002 - 2009
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1999 - 2011

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Fatigato v. IL Public Risk/Village of BroadviewNot Guilty
Markovich v. City of Palos HeightsNot Guilty - affirmed on appeal
Mendoza v. Euclid BeverageVerdict of approx. $350,000 with 50% contributory

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Tort Trends, ISBA publicationLandowners May Have More Duties to the Public than they Think2007
The Challenge, Vol. 12, No. 2Interview with Judge Moy2002

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The University of Chicago Graham SchoolIslam YearCertificate in Asian Studies2010
The University of Chicago Graham SchoolProfessional EditingCertification2006
Chicago-Kent College of Law, IIT, Chicago, IllinoisLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
The University of Chicago, Chicago, IllinoisEnglish Language and LiteratureA.B1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Trial PracticeDefense Strategies Before Trial2012
Comprehensive Overview of LiensWorkers' Compensation Liens2011
ISBA CLEDefense Strategies2010
ISBA Tort SeminarDefense Motion Practice2009
ISBA Tort Law SeminarEthical Considerations in Client Representation2008
Back to the BasicsDefense Perspective on Litigation2007
Spoliation of EvidenceSpoliation in Various Industries2006
Albertsons, Inc.,An Ounce of Prevention, a Pound of Cure: Albertson's Manuals and Potential Litigation Pit Falls2005
Albertsons, IncTo Protect or To Serve: Asserting Privilege on Reports2005
IICLE SeminarSame Part of Body Injury Case Law2004
Des Plaines Police DepartmentAn Update on Racial Profiling, Police Pursuits and Use of Force2002
Hartford InsurancePrimer: The IL Legal System2002