GALLAGHER & KENNEDY SHAREHOLDER MARK S. O’CONNOR
ELECTED TO INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF BARRISTERS
PHOENIX, Ariz. (September 30, 2014) – The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced today that shareholder Mark S. O’Connor has been elected by his peers to the International Society of Barristers as a Fellow of the Society.
Formed in 1965, the International Society of Barristers is dedicated to preserving trial by jury, the adversary system and an independent judiciary, while encouraging the fellowship of trial professionals without regard to their orientations as plaintiffs’ or defendants’ advocates. Membership in the organization is by invitation only and is determined by a rigorous screening process that considers the nominee’s ability, experience, accomplishments and ethical standards as assessed by trial lawyers and judges.
“Mark’s outstanding work in and outside the courtroom has earned him admission into one of the most prestigious trial lawyer organizations in the country,” said Pat McGroder, attorney colleague and fellow International Society of Barristers member.
In addition to the International Society of Barristers, Mr. O’Connor also serves on the board of directors of the Arizona Association for Justice and is a member of the American Association for Justice. He has been recognized as a Southwest Super Lawyer ® and in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2009. He received the Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rating and has been a sustaining member of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers since 2013.