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Providing high-quality legal advice to our clients since 1925.

O’Connell and Aronowitz has been a trusted leader in the legal profession and in our community for over 90 years. With uncompromising standards, we pride ourselves on our reputation of providing the personal attention of a neighborhood lawyer with the breadth of services customarily found in a big city firm.

We offer innovative, cost-effective representation in legal cases from routine to complex. Our results and achievements speak for themselves.

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Accidents & Personal Injury

Injured in an accident? Our Personal Injury Litigation Team is here for you every step of the way to pursue the maximum compensation you deserve. Details ›

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Steve Coffey and Pamela Nichols Win Substantial Settlement In Federal Court For Child Victims Act Case

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Bankruptcy

Don’t face tough financial circumstances alone. Our lawyers can help you manage your personal or business debt and build a more secure financial future. Details ›

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Business Law & Transactions

Our Business Law practice is extensive, providing services that encompass all areas of business, from strategies and planning to transactions and dispute resolution.  Details ›

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Criminal Defense

Criminal matters require immediate action. Our Criminal Defense team is well known throughout New York State for aggressively protecting the rights and reputations of our clients. Details ›

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Divorce | Family | Matrimonial

With decades of experience in complex family law matters, O’Connell and Aronowitz has one of New York State’s most dynamic divorce, family and matrimonial law practices. Details ›

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No-Fault Divorce in New York State

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Health Law

Our Health Law attorneys work with healthcare and social service providers in New York state and across the country to provide comprehensive business and legal services. Details ›

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Labor & Employment

We represent clients in a wide range of employment matters including breach of employment contracts, wrongful discharge, and discriminatory employment practices. Details ›

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Student Defense

A division of our Criminal Defense practice, Student Defenders helps college students facing disciplinary action or criminal charges and will protect their rights and interests. Details ›

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Trust & Estates Law

Estate planning is essential for everyone regardless of financial status. Our Trust & Estate lawyers assist clients with a personalized plan including wills, trusts and other essential services. Details ›

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An Estate Planning Update in the Time of the Coronavirus

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Millions in Verdicts and Settlements

Whether through trial or settlement, our experienced attorneys work with passion and compassion to tirelessly advocate for our clients and obtain record-setting victories. Through careful preparation, skilled negotiation and fierce pursuit of justice, our firm has a strong reputation as one of the most active trial law firms in upstate New York.

  • Our Criminal Defense team earned blockbuster victory by jury verdict in Federal prosecution of White Collar gambling case.
  • Our Personal Injury Litigation Group was named to the first ever Medical Malpractice Verdict Hall of Fame awarded by New York Law Journal for a $43.5 Million verdict for injuries sustained at childbirth.
  • Our Personal Injury Litigation team won a $15.4 million jury verdict in federal Court for plaintiff in a sexual harassment trial.
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