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Michael Joseph O'Connell, American Judge ( law: judicial administration)Civil litigation, stateFamily and matrimonialJuvenilejudge. Served with United States Army, 1974.; Member Louisville Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association (member ethics committee).

Background

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

Education

Xavier University (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1971). University of Notre Dame (Juris Doctor, 1974).

Career

Worked at Parker & O'Connell, PLLC (Louisville, Kentucky) specializing in Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Plaintiff and Defense Law, Business Law, Criminal Defense, Mediation. Admitted to the bar, 1974, Kentucky. United States. District Court, Western District of Kentucky.

Alpha Sigma Nu. Certified Mediator. Judge: Jefferson Circuit Court, 1987-1990. Jefferson District Court, 1980-1987.

Assistant Jefferson County Attorney, 1975-1980. Member: Board of Directors, Louisville Bar Foundation, 1987-1990. Editorial Board, The Kentucky Jury Verdict Reporter, 1987-1990.

Advisory Board, Citizens for Better Judges. Select Judiciary, Resolute Systems, Inc. Chair: Louisville-Jefferson County Juvenile Justice Commission.

Advisory Board, Catholic Charities. Member: Louisville and Kentucky Bar Associations.

Membership

Member: Board of Directors, Louisville Bar Foundation, 1987-1990. Editorial Board, The Kentucky Jury Verdict Reporter, 1987-1990. Advisory Board, Citizens for Better Judges.

Select Judiciary, Resolute Systems, Inc. Chair: Louisville-Jefferson County Juvenile Justice Commission. Advisory Board, Catholic Charities.

Member: Louisville and Kentucky Bar Associations.

Connections

Married Ellen Mary Welsh, June 19, 1971. Children: Ann, Michael, Matthew.