About Patrick O'Connell

Patrick O'Connell has been practicing law for over 17 years. Our law office is located in Downtown Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. It is a stone's throw away from the Columbia County Courthouse.

Practicing law means everything to Patrick O'Connell, fighting for his clients like a cornered tiger. Patrick O'Connell has been honored as a Pennsylvania SuperLawyer 4 times. He's worked with and against some of the best lawyers in Pennsylvania.

Injury Cases

A good portion of Patrick O'Connell's legal practice is devoted to the handling of medical malpractice cases. He's tried more than 15 medical malpractice cases so far, and has settled dozens of 6 & 7 figure cases.

Patrick O'Connell has extensive experience handling trucking, automobile and motorcycle accident cases also.

Most injury cases he's handled settle. He works to get the most money possible for his clients. Insurance companies know that he's ready to "go to the mat" if necessary. This drive has helped Patrick O'Connell often achieve favorable settlements for clients.

Criminal Matters

It is a shame when good people face criminal charges. Patrick O'Connell's goal is to quickly resolve clients' problems so that they can get on with their lives. Examples of the cases we frequently handle include driving under the influence; driving with a suspended license; drug offenses; marijuana/paraphernalia possession; and misdemeanor/felony cases.

Personal Information

Patrick O'Connell grew up in Wilkes-Barre. He graduated from Wilkes University, and served with the United States Armed Forces as a combat engineer. He graduated law school from the University of Toledo with honors, then worked for a number of years as a trial attorney with Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, P.C. Thereafter he was a staff attorney with the Geisinger Health System.

For the past 8 years, Patrick O'Connell has been in private practice, handling a variety of civil and criminal cases in and around the Bloomsburg area, providing legal services to Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania.

Patrick O'Connell is married to Holly O'Connell and has 2 children: PJ and Baylee. They also have a German Weimaraner dog as a pet.