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Walter Joseph O'Brien, II

Walter Joseph O'Brien, II, lawyer. Bar: Illinois, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois, Supreme Court of the United States Court.

Background

  • II, Walter Joseph O'Brien, was born on April 22, 1939. Son of Walter Joseph O'Brien and Lorayne (Stouffer) Steele.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Notre Dame. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University.

    Career

    • Associate Nicholson, Nisen, Elliott & Meier, Chicago, 1966-1970. President Capstan Company, 1970-1973, Walter J. O'Brien II, Ltd., Oak Brook, Illinois, 1973-1978, O'Brien & Associates, Professional Corporation, Oakbrook Terrace, since 1978. Chairman emeritus, board directors Attorney Title Guaranty Fund, Inc., Champaign, Illinois, since 1979.

      Arbitrator chairperson 18th Judicial Court, DuPage County, Illinois. Chairman board directors ATG Trust Company, Chicago.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois, Supreme Court of the United States Court.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to legal journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Commissioner Oak Brook Plan Commission, 1980-1985. Member Oak Brook Zoning Board Appeals, 1985-1987, Board Education Elementary District # 53, Oak Brook, 1991-1995. Commissioner Illinois and Michigan Canal, National Heritage Corridor Commission.

    Vice president Oak Brook Civic Association, 1972. Trustee St. Isaac Jogues Church, Hinsdale, Illinois, 1975-1976. Captain Quartermaster corpus, United States army, 1964-1966.

    Fellow Illinois Bar Foundation. Member Illinois State Bar Association (member assembly), DuPage Bar Association (board directors 1987-1988, elected Man of Year 1988), American Inn of Court (master DuPage chapter), Butterfield Country Club (board directors 1982-1988).

    Connections

    • Children: Kelly A., Patrick W., Kathleen. Married Sharon Ann Curling, July 8, 1978. 1 child, John Joseph.
    • father: Walter Joseph O'Brien Steele
    • mother: Lorayne (Stouffer) Steele
    • spouse: Sharon Ann Curling
    • children: Kelly A. II
    • Patrick W. II
    • Kathleen II
    • John Joseph II
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    Born April 22, 1939