Neil T. O'Donnell

Neil T. O'Donnell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Kingston, PA

O'Donnell Law Offices
 | 267 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, PA 18704
Phone: 570-821-5717
Fax: 570-821-5799
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%)
    Attorney Profile
    The O'Donnell Law Offices, founded in 1990, focuses on the needs of injured victims. The firm handles cases in various areas ranging from workers' compensation through wrongful death litigation. Neil O'Donnell is a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist and is listed in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Mr. O'Donnell is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is a past President of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and serves as a frequent lecturer on civil litigation topics including bad faith, Pennsylvania practice and procedure, expert witness considerations, and automobile litigation. Mr. O'Donnell has also been named in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Top 100 list as well as the Top Ten list.

    Certificates and Credentials

    National Board of Trial Advocacy

    About Neil O'Donnell

    Admitted: 1987, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage: https://www.odonnell-law.com/our-team/neil-t-odonnell/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Multi-Million Dollar Advocate, 2007-2020
    • Lifetime Achievement Membership – American's Top 100 Attorneys, 2020
    • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys – 10 Best Attorney – Client Satisfaction, 2020
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2010-2020
    • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year, 2014
    • Rue Ratings Best Attorneys of America - 2015-2020
    • Lifetime Achievement Membership – America’s Top 100 Attorneys, 2016
    • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year, 2018
    • National Trial Lawyer Top 100, 2010-2020
    • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2012-2020
    • National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC) - 2015-2020
    • 10 Best Attorney – Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2017
    • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys – 10 Best Attorney – Client Satisfaction, 2017
    • Litigation Counsel of America Fellow 2018-2020
    • Best Lawyer, 2011-2019
    • American Society of Legal Advocates Top 100 Lawyer, 2013 – 2020
    • Melvin Belli Society Inductee
    • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year, 2018

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Hearing Examiner for Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board, 2018 - Present
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Bar Relations Committee, member
    • Court Appointed Trial Master in the Luzerne County Special Trial Masters Program
    • Pennsylvania Appellate Rules Advisory Committee, 2017 - Present
    • Pennsylvania Committee on Racial and Gender Bias in the Justice System
    • Board Certification in Civil Pretrial Practice Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
    • The Pennsylvania Society
    • Senior Counsel: American College of Barristers College of Master Advocates and Barristers
    • Litigation Counsel of America Fellow, 2013
    • Court Appointed Trial Master in the Luzerne County Special Trial Masters Program
    • The Roscoe Pound Society
    • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
    • Court Appointed Mediator, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania Round Table Participant, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Committee on Racial and Gender Bias in the Justice System, November, 2001
    • Fellow of the National College of Advocacy
    • The Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • “Auto Law Update”, Lecturer, 2017
    • “Tactical Considerations In TBI Cases”, Lecturer, 2020
    • “Handling Brain Injury Cases”, Lecturer, 2020
    • “How to Read an Insurance Policy”, Lecturer, 2020
    • “Depositions of Corporate Designates” September 2019: Connectionology – “Increasing Case Value”, Lecturer, 2019
    • “Taking and Defending Depositions”, Lecturer, 2019
    • “Effective Depositions”, Lecturer, 2019
    • “Winning Cases Through Depositions”, Lecturer, 2018
    • “Witness Presentation Techniques”, Lecturer, 2018
    • “Using Depositions at Trial”, Lecturer, 2018
    • “Civil Litigation Update”, Lecturer, 2017
    • “Expert Cross-Examination”, Lecturer, 2016
    • “Maximizing the Value of Your Case”, Lecturer, 2017
    • “Koken Update”, Lecturer, 2017
    • “Handling Trucking Cases”, Lecturer, 2017
    • “Trucking Cases”, Lecturer, 2014
    • “Re-Evaluating Your Case Before Trial”, Lecturer, 2016
    • “Deposing Claims Professionals”, Lecturer, 2015
    • “Koken and Related Issues”, Lecturer, 2015
    • “Bad Faith Update,” December, Lecturer, 2004
    • “Spotting Causes of Action”, Lecturer, 2014
    • “Case Value Drivers”, Lecturer, 2014
    • “Bad Faith Update,” December, Lecturer, 2005
    • "Distribution Dilemma," March, Lecturer, 2006
    • "Auto Law Update," December, Lecturer, 2011
    • "Auto Law Update," December, Lecturer, 2013
    • "Insight into Evidence Issues", Lecturer, Pennsylvania Association for Justice Annual Update, 2013
    • "Settlements, Arbitrations and Mediations", Lecturer, 2014
    • "Identifying New Causes of Action" June, Lecturer, 2014
    • "Technology and the Law", Lecturer, 2013
    • Committee for Justice for All [CJA] annual CLE seminar, December, Featured Speaker, 2015
    • “Dram Shop Liability”, December, Featured Speaker, 2015
    • “Dram Shop Responsibilities to not serve Visibly Intoxicated Individuals”, August, 2015
    • “Identifying New Causes of Action,”, Lecturer, 2014
    • Settlements, Arbitrations and Mediations”, Lecturer, 2014
    • "Underinsured Motorist Practice and Procedure,” March, Lecturer, 1995
    • “Auto Law Update,” November, Lecturer, 1995
    • “Bad Faith Insurance Practices,” November, Lecturer, 1996
    • “Civil Litigation Update,” November, Lecturer, 1996
    • “Pennsylvania Auto Law,” November, Lecturer, 1997
    • “Civil Practice in Northeastern Pennsylvania,” April, Lecturer, 1998
    • “The New Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence,” August, Lecturer, 1998
    • “Pennsylvania Auto Law Update,” December, Lecturer, 1999
    • “Pennsylvania Auto Law Update,” December, Lecturer, 2000
    • “Examination of Vocational and Expert Witnesses,” June, Lecturer, 2001
    • “Bad Faith Update,” December, Lecturer, 2001
    • “Civil Practice in Northeastern Pennsylvania,” April, Lecturer, 2002
    • “Bad Faith Update,” December, Lecturer, 2002
    • “Bad Faith Update,” December, Lecturer, 2003

    Educational Background:

    • King’s College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1984
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    Office Location for Neil T. O'Donnell

    267 Wyoming Avenue
    Kingston, PA 18704

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    Last Updated: 8/31/2020

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