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Paul O'Connor is partner in the law firm of O'Connor, Parsons, Lane, & Noble which is listed as a Best Law Firm by US News & World Report. Paul specializes in plaintiff personal injury law, with a significant emphasis in plaintiff medical malpractice matters. In that regard, Paul has represented plaintiffs in cases ranging from birth related injuries to wrongful death as a result of medical negligence. Paul's representation has resulted in numerous multi-million dollar recoveries for his clients.


As reported in The New Jersey Law Journal, Paul was co-counsel on a wrongful birth case which resulted in a verdict of $28 miilion dollars. Paul also tried another wrongful birth case in Alabama which resulted in a settlement of $8 million dollars. He also received a verdict of $10.5 million dollars on a failure to diagnose skin cancer case in Union County and $4.6 million for a child suffering from cerebral palsy.


In the spring of 2015, Paul O'Connor became a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and is listed in "Best Lawyers in America", and New Jersey Monthly Magazine's Super Lawyers (2006 - present).


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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 50%

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Contact info

O'Connor Parsons Lane & Noble LLC

435 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ, 07090-5114


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2011
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerO'Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble LLC2008 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Trial Attorneys of New JerseyVice PresidentN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
$28M for Wrongful BirthThe mother was awarded $15 million for future medical expenses and $13 million for anguish
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Denison UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Oncology Society of New JerseyMalpractice Pitfalls in Oncology2013
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMedical MalpracticeN/A