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oconnel006 smJohn O’Connell is a lawyer, Commercial Pilot (Single-Multi Engine Land and Sea with Instrument Rating) and an experienced scuba diver (certified advanced open water) who has been litigating general aviation cases, scuba diving, personal injury and complex product liability cases for the past thirty five years. He is admitted to practice law in Colorado, Florida and Massachusetts and is also a member of the Federal Bar for the 1st (District of Massachusetts), 10th (Colorado), and 11th (S.D. Florida) Federal Circuit Courts. In addition to multiple state and federal admissions he is also licensed as a patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. O’Connell started his career at the Boston law firm of Parker, Coulter, Daley and White where he got his start working on aviation, products, medical products, car accidents and personal injury cases. He founded his own law firm in Massachusetts in 1986, in Florida in 2004 and has now joined the Colorado law firm of Lee, Meyers and O’Connell, LLP as a founding partner. In addition to his undergraduate training at Salem State University, he was a chemistry major at Oregon State University, studied physics at UMass Boston, and has taken master’s level courses in computer systems design and analysis at Boston University. Mr. O’Connell now restricts his practice to the preparation and trial of personal injury cases.

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