| Patrick S. O’Brien has been a trial lawyer representing the rights of injured railroad workers for more than thirty (30) years.

Patrick S. O’Brien is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (ARLA), the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and is licensed to practice law in Missouri, Illinois, and Minnesota, and in various federal district courts and courts of appeal (listed below).

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

| States and Courts in which Patrick S. O’Brien is licensed to practice law

(followed by year of admission):

  • Missouri, 1979

  • Illinois, 1980

  • Minnesota, 1986

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1985

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1983

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1988

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1998

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2009

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1979

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1980

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1989

  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2006

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2009

  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2011

  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2012

| Areas of Practice

  • Railroad worker injury/FELA

  • Plaintiff’s personal injury

  • Plaintiff’s Workers Compensation

  • Auto injuries

  • Trucking injuries

  • Product liability

  • Occupational injuries

  • Asbestos exposure

  • Solvent exposure

  • Toxic fume exposure