Matthew J. O’Connor earned his stellar reputation the old fashioned way – he earned it! After providing 23 years of long hours and tireless dedication to his clients, he remains energized and focused on solving his client’s legal problems. He is highly respected by the Courts and his peers as a tenacious trial lawyer that will go the extra mile to obtain justice for his client. With an emphasis on civil and criminal trials, Matt has had spans of years without losing a trial. He is recognized as one of the top 100 trial attorneys in the region and the country. He has recovered millions of dollars in settlements for his clients. Matt’s practice is primarily focused on federal and state criminal defense; personal injury, auto accidents and divorce law in the surrounding Kansas City area.
You may also see Matt on television, as he is often called on to offer legal commentary by local and national television news stations. He is able to break down complex legal issues into easily understandable and digestible information.
Matt’s commitment to the community spans passed the legal arena. He received the Hon. Michael Coburn award for outstanding community service efforts in organizing collection efforts and personally supplying relief items to victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. He believes he owes a duty to his community by volunteering his time, and believes his efforts help create and cultivate a community that cares.
His extraordinary skills and legal experience in personal injury cases has resulted in many successes for his clients. He treats each case as if it were the only one – because he knows that your case is the only one that matters to you. When it comes to personal injury, The O’Connor Law Firm knows that improving clients’ lives and getting the compensation they deserve is an important job. Not one that he takes lightly.
Matt’s passion as a lawyer is to give his clients the best possible representation, service and the outcome they desire. There are many lawyers in the Kansas City area, but very few who treat each case as if it were their own.
Matthew J. O’Connor is honored to be a Super Lawyer Honoree again in 2016, as well has having been in each consecutive year since 2011. He reminds his clients and staff that he is only as good as his last case, and that a great reputation has to be earned, today and tomorrow, through diligence and dedication.
Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2016
To: Matthew J. O'Connor
Super Lawyers: Potential Client Inquiry
Admitted 1993, Missouri
Professional Webpage: http://ockclaw.com/meet-matt/my-philosophy/
Honors and Awards:
Scholarly Lectures and Writings:
Verdicts and Settlements:
Other Outstanding Achievements:
523 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64106
Last Updated: 2/21/2017