Aaron M. O’Brien
Mr. O’Brien received a Bachelor’s Degree in Trust Management and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Campbell University in North Carolina. He then went on to California Western School of Law graduating in 2003. Mr. O’Brien worked part-time for the San Diego Public Defender’s Office during law school.
Mr. O’Brien commenced his legal career in Las Vegas, Nevada as a member of the Insurance Defense Bar representing developers and builders in product defect litigation. To gain more immediate trial experience, Mr. O’Brien made a career change and became a Deputy Public Defender with the Clark County Nevada, Public Defender’s office. This career change assisted Mr. O’Brien in developing his litigation and advocacy skills and participating successfully in numerous trials earning the respect of the bench, the defense bar and the prosecutor’s office.
Later in his career Mr. O’Brien joined Mainor Eglet Cottle in Las Vegas. There he managed the Class Action Litigation Department, as well as successfully litigating several products liability and personal injury cases.
Mr. O’Brien’s practice at the firm includes contract litigation, plaintiff’s personal injury, creditor’s rights, criminal defense and general trial practice. He also assists clients with estate planning, utilizing his education in Trust Management to provide unique insight into developing estate planning strategies for his clients. Mr. O’Brien is proud to be of counsel to the firm and associated with the many fine partners, lawyers and personnel of Thompson, O’Brien.