Kenneth L. O'Donnel, Jr., Esq. 


Professional / Legal Experience
Owner - Kenneth L. O’Donnel, Jr., Attorney At Law - 2011-Present
Partner - Melli, Guerin, Wall & Messineo, P.C.- 2002-2011
Trial Counsel – Law Office of John Madden/ Robert Auerbach – 1992-2002
Associate – Melli, Guerin & Melli – 1989-1992
Counsel – Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly -1988-1989
Counsel- Violent Crimes Compensation Board – 1985-1988
Assistant Prosecutor- Bergen County Prosecutor – 1984-1985

Substantial professional experience in personal injury litigation, insurance coverage litigation, No Fault arbitration, SIU litigation, criminal law, business transaction and litigation.
Arbitration / ADR Experience
UM/UIM  Arbitrator
Arbitrator-Bergen County Superior Court

Education / Professional Training
The Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University Of America, Juris Doctor, 1982.
University of Scranton,  Bachelor of Arts, 1979
Completed required or recommended continuing legal education courses

Professional Admissions / Associations / Achievements
Admitted to Practice in New Jersey, 1983
Admitted to Practice in Federal District Courts, 1983
Member- National Organization of Victim Assistance
Member New Jersey State Bar Association
Member Bergen County Bar Association
Member New Jersey Defense association
Certificate of Appreciation- New Jersey Insurance Fraud Prosecutor

Maintains high legal ethical standards and complies with professional responsibility rules

The above referenced Independent Arbitrator may have decided previous National Arbitration Forum or Forthright arbitration cases involving one or more of the parties in this assigned arbitration case. This is a summary resume of the Arbitrator’s qualifications. 

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