Timothy P. O’Brien
Tim O’Brien has over 40 years of outstanding legal and trial experience. He is a 1975 graduate of the Duquesne University School of Law. He has practiced law in Allegheny County and throughout Western Pennsylvania. Mr. O'Brien has repeatedly been recognized by his peers for his legal and personal accomplishments. Mr. O'Brien has served as an elected Vice President of the Board of Governors of the 7000 member Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA); he was elected by his peers to serve on the important Allegheny County Bar Association Judiciary Committee which evaluates candidates for judicial office; he was selected to be a member of the prestigious Academy of Trial Lawyers; he has served as a member of the Advisory Committee to United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania; in 2003 he was one of four lawyers nominated for Lawyer of the Year; he has also the received the YWCA Racial Justice Award and the 2002 Lawyer of the Year Civil Liberties Award. Mr. O'Brien also served for many years as a KDKA TV's "Weekend Magazine" on air legal consultant.
Mr. O'Brien is a veteran, having completed nearly 25 years of service in the United States Army National Guard, where he served in a variety of capacities including as an Artillery Officer, Battery Commander, Battalion S-1 (personnel officer) and during the final 10 years of service as a Division level Assistant Staff Judge Advocate, (retiring in 1995 at the rank of Major). Mr. O'Brien remains actively involved in supporting military personnel as the founder and Director of a pro bono program to provide legal services to Reserve and National Guard personnel called to active duty.