Daniel E. O'Brien

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Chicago Attorney Daniel E. O'Brien
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Daniel E. O'Brien joined the firm of Winters Salzetta O'Brien & Richardson, LLC on January 1, 2000. The firm concentrates in representing catastrophically injured clients who are injured through medical negligence, personal injury, including airline, automobile, construction accidents and trucking accidents, premises liability, and products liability. Before becoming a partner at Winters Salzetta O'Brien & Richardson, Mr. O'Brien was an associate at a firm where he tried and settled numerous cases on behalf of injured clients.

Dan has participated and been lead counsel in numerous trials involving complex medical issues, product liability issues, and personal injuries. Dan has obtained numerous settlements and verdicts in excess of a million dollars. Dan has successfully argued before the Illinois Appellate Court on behalf of his clients.

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Bar Admissions:

  • State of Illinois, 1992
  • Northern District of Illinois, 1992


  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, J.D., 1992
  • University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, B.A. Economics/Pre-Law, 1987

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Illinois State Bar Association, 1992 - Present
    • Assembly Member
    • Civil Practice Committee, 2010 - 2012
    • Bench and Bar Committee, 2012 - Present
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association
    • Past President, 2006
    • Board Member
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1992 - Present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2000 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, 2000 - Present

Honors and Awards:

  • Illinois Super Lawyers, 2006, 2008 - Present
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV-Preeminent Peer Review Rating: Ranking by peers at the highest level of professional excellence.
American Association of Justice American Board of Trial Advocates Illinois State Bar Association Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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