Chris O’Brien

Chris O’Brien has been handling personal injury cases in Western New York for more than 30 years. He enjoys a national reputation as not only a trial lawyer but also an educator of other trial lawyers. At the same time that he has recovered 20 million or multi-million dollar settlements on behalf of his clients, Chris has also taught trial skills in 21 states, districts and territories as well as 2 provinces in Canada. He currently serves as the Co-Chair of the National College of Advocacy, has been a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum for 20 years, and has been named as one of Western New York’s Top Ten Lawyers by Buffalo Business First.

Chris lives in Amherst with his children and shares the responsibility of a rapidly growing Bernedoodle named Moose with any of his kids who will help



25 Years in Personal Injury Law



Washington & Lee Law School in Lexington, Virginia – Graduated 1988