Top Lawyer Profiles 2022

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Top Lawyer Profiles


John M. O’Brien O’BRIEN & ZEHNDER John M. O’Brien is a Sacramento-area personal injury attorney with over 32 years of legal experience and an AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbel. Mr. O’Brien is recognized throughout the California legal community for his zealous and effective representation of individuals who have been catastrophically injured. Since its inception in 1996, the O’Brien & Zehnder Law Firm has obtained numerous multi-million-dollar jury verdicts and settlements in a wide variety of personal injury cases. Mr. O’Brien and his partner, Grant R. Zehnder, who is a past recipient of Sacramento Maga-

zine’s Top Lawyer designation, are trial-tested attorneys who give each and every case the time and attention it deserves. Representative matters include wrongful death actions, car and trucking accidents, wildfire claims, construction-site accidents, product liability claims, and actions against public entities. Recent results include a $17.65 million wrongful death settlement during the COVID-19 court closures, a $5.0 million recovery for a client injured in a fall on a construction site, and $1.0 million recovered for a car accident victim despite an initial offer of $37,000.

In addition to being named a 2022 Top Lawyer by Sacramento Magazine in the areas of Personal Injury (General) and Product Liability, Mr. O’Brien is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), American Association of Justice, Consumer Attorneys of California and Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association (CCTLA). In 2009, the CCTLA awarded him with the distinction and honor of being its Advocate of the Year.

9401 E. Stockton Boulevard, Suite 225, Elk Grove, CA 95624 • (916) 714-8200

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