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Michael Joseph O'Connell

Michael Joseph O'Connell, American judge. Bar: Kentucky 1974. Chair Jefferson County Juvenile Justice Commission, Catholic Charities Advisory Board; Member of Kentucky Bar Association (member ethics committee), Louisville Bar Association.

Background

  • O'Connell, Michael Joseph was born on June 19, 1949 in Louisville. Son of William J. and Florence (Davis) O'Connell.

  • Education

    • AB, Xavier University, 1971. Juris Doctor, University Notre Dame, 1974.

    Career

    • Sole practice, Louisville, 1974—1980. Assistant attorney Jefferson County, 1974—1980. Judge 30th Judicial District of Kentucky, 1980—1987, 30th Judicial Circuit Kentucky, 1987—1990.

      President Kentucky Childrens Home Corporation, Louisville, since 1980. Board directors C.A.R.E.S., since 1980. With United States Army, 1974.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Kentucky 1974.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Chair Jefferson County Juvenile Justice Commission, Catholic Charities Advisory Board. Member of Kentucky Bar Association (member ethics committee), Louisville Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Ellen Mary Welsh, June 19, 1971. Children: Ann, Michael, Matthew.
    • father: William J. O'Connell
    • mother: Florence (Davis) O'Connell
    • spouse: Ellen Mary Welsh
    • children: Ann O'Connell
    • Michael O'Connell
    • Matthew O'Connell
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    Born June 19, 1949
    (age 68)
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