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Michael Joseph O'Reilly

Estate planning Attorney at Pickerington, OH

5.0   2 reviews

also known as Michael J. O'Reilly

  • Licensed for 39 years
    State OH
    Acquired 1984
    Active No misconduct found

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Michael J. Oreilly graduated from the Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University, and Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Mr. O’Reilly has been a practicing lawyer for 30 years. He served as Staff Counsel with an office tower developer and then as General Counsel to a shopping center developer before entering private practice. Mr. O’Reilly has put together complex real estate financings, purchases, leases, and property exchanges and also represented companies and individuals on zoning, environmental law, real estate tax reduction, condominium law, and eminent domain legal issues. Mr. O’Reilly is available for complex commercial real estate matters, and also offers residential real estate legal services. Mr. O’Reilly has handled many kinds of real estate litigation including quiet title cases, foreclosure defense, breach of contract, and fraud. Michael also handles estate planning and probate matters. The services provided include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care directives, and estate administration. He has engaged in probate litigation, including will contests and asset disposition disputes. Mr. O’Reilly has lectured in legal subjects to other attorneys, and Realtors. Michael tries to make the legal process as worry-free as possible for his clients.

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O'Reilly Law Offices
30 Hill Road South
Pickerington, OH, 43147
O'Reilly Law Offices
1291 Worthington Woods Blvd.
Worthington, OH, 43085
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Posted by Don | September 7, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Michael is diligent!
Michael has been working on a complex real estate court case for our organization and is very diligent in progressing the matter for satisfactory resolution.
Posted by Leonard | March 5, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Master Electrical and Manufacturing Engineer
I personally met and consulted with Attorney Michael Joseph O'Reilly. He is an excellent Foreclosure Defense Attorney. I ultimately recommend litigants to retain this Attorney. He is exactly the experienced attorney I was looking for. I will provide more review of this great attorney.


  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 125-275 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-40%
  • Pro bono 5 %
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 6.9 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • O'Reilly Law Offices
  • 1995 - Present
  • General Counsel
  • The Casto Organization
  • 1989 - 1995
  • Staff Councel
  • Jones Lang La Salle
  • 1984 - 1989


  • The Ohio State University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1984

Legal Cases

  • Maxwell vs. Columbus Maennerchor
  • $756,000 Jury Verdict
  • Ogden vs. Gillian
  • $150,000 Jury Verdict
  • G. Proctor, Director of ODOT vs Lamb
  • $375,000


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Real Estate & Estate Planning Sections
  • 1984 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • ALR Book Award for Legal Ethics
  • ALR
  • 1984


Speaking Engagements

  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Tenant Rights in Foreclosure
  • 2011
  • National Business Institute
  • Real Estate Closings
  • 2005
  • CLE Institute
  • Residential Real Estate Law
  • 2004
  • CLE Institute
  • Land Installment Contracts
  • 2002
  • CLE Institute
  • Real Estate Brokerage Law
  • 1997
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Commercial Real Estate Seminar Chair
  • 1990
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Real estate Attorney | Dec 15
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"I have known attorney Michael J. O'Reilly for 10 years and am consistently impressed by his professional knowledge and his commitment to his clients."
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Pickerington Estate planning Lawyer Michael Joseph O'Reilly
Michael Joseph O'Reilly
Estate planning Attorney
Pickerington, OH
Licensed for 39 years
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