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OBKC&G - Ottosen, Britz, Kelly Cooper and Gilbert, LTD - Attorneys at Law Illinois

Associate
Elburn Office
630-365-6441
boconnor@ottosenbritz.com
 
Education
Northern Illinois University
College of Law
J.D., 2004
Editor, Northern Illinois
University Law Review
Award recipient, Outstanding Contribution to the College of
Law Community
 
United States Army
Command and General Staff Officers Course, 1987
 
University of Southern California
M.S., Systems
Management, 1984
 
Loyola University of Chicago
B.S., Biology, 1975
 
Bar Admissions
Illinois
U.S. District Court,
Northern District of Illinois
 
Affiliations
Illinois State Bar Association
 
Kane County Bar Association
 
American Legion
 
Veterans of Foreign Wars
 
Military Officers Association of America
 
Awards & Honors
Kane County Bar Association Outstanding New Lawyer, 2008
 
Elburn Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year, 2009


Attorney News

Brian J. O’Connor was honored as “Outstanding New Lawyer 2008”
July 2008

Brian J. O’Connor spoke at the Lorman Educational Services Seminar
April 2008

Attorneys speak at the NIAFPD Annual Conference
February 2007



Articles

Levies, budget, and legal authority

Bankruptcy and the fire department creditor

New Electronic Options for Economic Interest Statements



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Brian J. O’Connor : Attorneys : Associates : Ottosen Britz Kelly Cooper Gilbert & DiNolfo - Illinois Law Firm Representing Municipalities
Brian J. O’Connor
Practice Emphasis
Brian O’Connor’s practice includes local government, probate and estate planning, residential and commercial real estate, and general business law.
 
Representative Matters
In his governmental practice, Mr. O’Connor advises and counsels clients in various aspects of law including corporate matters, annexation and boundary issues, ordinance enforcement, and employee pension, hiring, promotion, and discipline. In his general practice, he counsels private clients on estate planning and regularly represents clients in both residential and commercial real estate transactions. His business law practice involves establishing and maintaining corporate, limited liability, and not-for-profit organizations and partnerships, and providing advice on organizational and employment matters.

Client Service Approach
Effective and efficient resolution of clients’ problems is at the heart of Mr. O’Connor’s approach to the law. A skilled researcher and investigator, he quickly identifies and acquires the information necessary to resolve an issue. Clients find Mr. O’Connor to be pragmatic, meticulous and detail-oriented, good-humored, and sincere. He is fully committed to achieving his clients’ goals and objectives, and works diligently on their behalf to those ends.
 
Professional Background
Mr. O’Connor enjoyed a distinguished military career prior to law school retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel after more than twenty-one years of service with the U.S. Army. Following his retirement, Mr. O’Connor was employed in the private sector, in the United States and overseas. While in law school, Mr. O’Connor interned with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois, and served as a law clerk with this firm.
 
Publications and Presentations
Mr. O’Connor has authored a number of articles for the Elburn Herald and Kane County Bar Journal on matters of general legal interest. He has lectured before the Northern Illinois Alliance of Fire Protection Districts, the Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts, and the Kane County Bar Association.

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