THE LAW OFFICES OF DENNIS O'CONNELL
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If you are facing any type of criminal case and very freedoms at stake remember there is no substitute for experience . The law offices of Dennis O'Connell have spent more than three decades helping clients deal with matters pending in the criminal justice system . Let those many years of experience and dedication work for you . Whether you're matter is a misdemeanor or serious felony Mr. O'Connell will give it his personal attention . Your case will not be" farmed out" to a less qualified or less experienced attorney as in other firms . If you're matter requires the assistance of a private investigator or forensic expert the law offices of Dennis O'Connell will be able to meet those needs. Mr. O'Connell's office has access to the very best psychiatrist and psychologist, who can be of great assistance in child molest matters and mental health cases. Mr. O'Connell's peer review rated which means he is deemed to have very high ethical standards and preeminent legal ability. Only the finest attorneys are able to obtain this rating.
 
Mr. O'Connell graduated from Western state University College of Law in Fullerton in 1981. He was in the top 5% of his class. After graduation he passed the California bar examination on his first attempt. Was immediately hired by the orange County public defender's office. He was with that office for approximately 7 years. While there he conducted over 200 criminal jury trials. He was also assigned to the writs and appeals section of the public defender's office. While there he learned the proper the procedures involved in appellate work. He was he ultimately assigned to the homicide panel in that office. He was one of three attorneys out of over 100 , that were chosen to litigate homicide cases .
 
He entered private practice in 1988 . Since that time he has been a sole practitioner . He is now conducted over 300 jury trials to verdict . He has been either the trial counsel, or appellate counsel on six published opinions from the courts of appeal .