Kelly O’Connor is an experienced workers’ compensation attorney who regularly appears before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board on behalf of her clients, who she defends in a wide range of claims. Kelly has extensive experience questioning witnesses, taking depositions, drafting pleadings, negotiating settlements, and more. She has also researched, written, and submitted legal briefs to the Third and Fourth Appellate Divisions.
During law school at Syracuse University College of Law, where she earned her J.D. in 2006 and was President of its Student to Student Mentor Program, Kelly held an internship with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office as its head law clerk. She prepared for and argued preliminary hearings and researched and submitted legal briefs on criminal cases.
•Upstate New York Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 2016
Training and Certifications
•Department of Labor OSHA-30 Construction Training
•Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Named 2016 Upstate New York Super Lawyers
August 15, 2016
•Goldberg Segalla Elevates 37 Attorneys to Partner, Eight to Special Counsel Following Year of Nationwide Growth
December 18, 2018
•Kelly C. O’Connor Joins Goldberg Segalla
January 25, 2016
•Co-Author, With Friends Like These: An Assessment of New York State Workers' Compensation 'Reform,' USLAW Magazine, Spring/Summer 2018Read less
Admitted in 2007, New York
Class of 2006
University of Michigan
Class of 2000
Born in 1977
Boston, Massachusetts, 1977
•Onondoga County Bar Association
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