Mark B. O'Connor

Attorney Mark B. O’Connor

San Jose Personal Injury Lawyer

Mark B. O’Connor, one the attorneys at Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation, focuses his practice on catastrophic personal injury cases and appellate advocacy. He actively litigates cases on behalf of victims who have suffered serious and life-altering injuries, including traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other major injuries that have affected their quality of life. Many of the cases he handles result in significant monetary damages.

When these cases result in appeal, Mr. O’Connor has the ability to handle all aspects of the appeal process himself, from writing briefs to presenting oral arguments before the court. For these reasons, and many others, Mr. O’Connor was selected to the Super Lawyers® list from 2007 to 2014. The selection process is rigorous, including a multi-phase rating system, peer nominations and third-party evaluations. Each potential candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of professional achievement and recognition.

Background & Legal Experience

Prior to joining Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation, Mark was a partner at Clapp, Moroney, Bellagamba and Vucinich. While there, he specialized in representing insurance companies, as well as those they insure, in a wide variety of contexts. In many cases, he represented insurance companies in lawsuits that had been filed against them. He now uses this experience in his current practice at Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation.

Areas of Practice:

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Bar Admissions:

  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • American Association for Justice
  • Western Trial Lawyers Association

Published Cases:

  • CITY OF MORGAN HILL, Plaintiff, v. ERNEST C. BROWN et al., Defendants, Cross-complainants and Respondents; MARGARET A. SELTZER, Defendant, Cross-defendant and Appellant. (1999) 71 Cal. App. 4th 1114; 84 Cal. Rptr. 2d 361

Unpublished Cases:

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