Jerry O’Neil, Jr.

Top rated Workers' Compensation attorney in Laconia, New Hampshire

Normandin, Cheney & O'Neil, PLLC
Jerry O’Neil, Jr.
Normandin, Cheney & O'Neil, PLLC

Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, General Litigation

Licensed in New Hampshire since: 1979

Education: DePaul University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2016

Normandin, Cheney & O'Neil, PLLC

213 Union Avenue
Laconia, NH 03247 Visit website


Attorney Jerry O’Neil, Jr., is a partner with the Normandin, Cheney & O'Neil, PLLC, law firm in Laconia, New Hampshire. Nationally recognized as one of the leading trial attorneys in his region as well as the entire country, Mr. O'Neil provides unmatched legal representation, advocacy and support to clients throughout Merrimack, Belknap, Carroll and Grafton counties who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Personal injury

·       Workers' compensation

·       Motor vehicle accidents

·       Wrongful death

·       Social Security

A native of the Lakes Region, Mr. O'Neil has a genuine concern for the legal issues that affect the members of his community, and he has gained a reputation for his outstanding professionalism and service. Among his most notable accolades, Mr. O'Neil holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and The Best Lawyers in America** has voted him among the Top 6 Workers' Compensation attorneys in New Hampshire. Moreover, he has earned top rankings from Justia as well as numerous positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

After graduating from St. Michael's College in 1976, Mr. O'Neil attended DePaul University College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1979. Along with practicing before all New Hampshire state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

As head of the firm's litigation department, Mr. O'Neil leads a team of some of the most talented and dedicated legal minds in the profession, and he has recovered substantial settlements and verdicts for his plaintiff clients to help them through very difficult and uncertain times in their lives.

Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, Mr. O'Neil has become a recognized leader in his legal community, and he has served as president, board member and officer of the New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association. Among his other professional affiliations, he is also an active member of the New Hampshire and American Associations for Justice, the American Bar Association, New Hampshire Bar Association and Belknap County Bar Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

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Practice areas

Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, General Litigation
  • 50% Workers' Compensation
  • 30% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% General Litigation

First Admitted: 1979, New Hampshire

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U. S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, 1979    
  • United States Supreme Court, 1996
  • U. S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, 1995
Educational Background:
  • B.A., St. Michaels College, 1976 
  • J.D., DePaul University, 1979

Office location for Jerry O’Neil, Jr.

213 Union Avenue
Laconia, NH 03247

Phone: 603-524-4380


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2016

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